Pelvic Pain: How to Recognize and Treat It in Time With Physiotherapy

Pelvic Pain: How to Recognize and Treat It in Time With Physiotherapy

How many of you are taking care of your pelvic floor? Not many of us know about the muscles around the pelvic area and often miss taking care of them. As a woman, it is one of the major areas of healthcare to keep up with an active lifestyle.    Pelvic floor physiotherapy is designed Read More ...
Broken Collarbone? Here’s Why Physiotherapy is Just What the Doctor Ordered!

Broken Collarbone? Here’s Why Physiotherapy is Just What the Doctor Ordered!

Sports injuries are a lot to handle on your own. Not only do they keep you out of the game, they even restrict your day-to-day activities quite some.    Don’t unnecessarily prolong an already long recovery process. Premier Care is a sports therapy clinic in Richmond Hill, with the expertise and skills to safely relieve Read More ...
The Sedentary Lifestyle: How Can Sitting Impact Your Body?

The Sedentary Lifestyle: How Can Sitting Impact Your Body?

When you think of pain and injuries what typically comes to mind? Most associate pain with overexertion, sports, and vigorous movements of the body. While all of these are huge contributors to pain, there is one many often sweep under the rug – a sedentary lifestyle. The thought of inactivity causing pain may come as Read More ...
Headed to The Chiropractor? Here’s What to Expect!

Headed to The Chiropractor? Here’s What to Expect!

Whether it’s chronic pain from an ongoing medical issue or acute pain caused by a recent accident/injury, the one thing you tend to look for first is relief. There are several ways one can alleviate their pain – some methods more effective than others, some providing more long term relief. While pain medications are the Read More ...
Concussions: How To Recognize and Treat Them Effectively

Concussions: How To Recognize and Treat Them Effectively

When it comes to concussions, people tend to categorize them in different ways. Some will hit their head and shake it off, not even knowing they had just suffered a concussion, and others may face serious, life-altering ramifications. Regardless of how well you feel after a blow to the head, it’s important to receive medical Read More ...
Have You Been Involved in a Car Accident? Physiotherapy Can Help You Recover!

Have You Been Involved in a Car Accident? Physiotherapy Can Help You Recover!

Anyone who has been involved in a motor vehicle accident knows that it can be a traumatic, life-changing event. Whether the injuries suffered are minor or major, the accident in and of itself can wreak havoc on a person both physically and mentally. Injuries sustained can be grounds for individuals missing work, foregoing activities they Read More ...
Book a FREE Consultation with a Chiropractor at our Richmond Hill clinic

Book a FREE Consultation with a Chiropractor at our Richmond Hill clinic

Premier Care Physiotherapy – Book a FREE Consultation with a Chiropractor at our clinic on Yonge St in Richmond Hill. Dr. Stephanie Juffs’ journey into chiropractic started when she attended the University of Western Ontario where she obtained an Honours Specialization in Kinesiology, with an additional Major in Rehabilitation Sciences. At Western she developed an Read More ...
The Importance of Post Surgery Therapy

The Importance of Post Surgery Therapy

Surgical procedures can be extremely difficult on the human body. Whether it is a small procedure or a major operation done, part of the healing process is ensuring that you complete your post surgery physiotherapy. Although the bulk of the importance is usually placed on the operation, the recovery portion is equally as important so Read More ...
Understanding Sports Injuries: Ankle Sprains

Understanding Sports Injuries: Ankle Sprains

In the athletic world, sports can be a fun way to pass time. However, it is common knowledge that during physical activity, your body can get strained, leading to common ankle sprains. These injuries are minor and are easily treatable but understanding the implications and symptoms that are associated with ankle sprains will help you Read More ...
Chiropractic Treatment: How To Crack Your Way BACK In A Pain-Free Life!

Chiropractic Treatment: How To Crack Your Way BACK In A Pain-Free Life!

If you’ve ever experienced back pain, neck pain or headaches, you may have been told that you can benefit from chiropractic care. You may not know that chiropractors also treat conditions associated with the extremities including the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, and ankle! If you’re suffering from any of these conditions, our chiropractor, Dr. Read More ...
When To See a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist and What Benefits To Expect

When To See a Pelvic Floor Physiotherapist and What Benefits To Expect

Are you experiencing postnatal discomfort? Your body is very different after childbirth. You may notice a pressure in your pelvic region, an uneasy sensation during sex or urinary dysfunction.   If any of these symptoms resonate with you, it’s time to approach a trusted clinic in Richmond Hill for pelvic floor physiotherapy.   Pelvic Floor Read More ...

New & Extended Clinic Hours in Richmond Hill Physio and RMT

We have now extended the hours to 9am every day. Mon – Thu 9:00 am – 8:00 pm Fri 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Sat 9:00 am – 2:00 pm Closed Sundays & holidays Physiotherapy Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Sports-Injuries RMT Massage Therapy Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Medical Acupuncture Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Pre/Post Surgical Rehabilitation Custom Foot Read More ...
Yes, It’s True. Acupuncture Really Works and Can Treat All of These Ailments!

Yes, It’s True. Acupuncture Really Works and Can Treat All of These Ailments!

If you’re living with an ailment that causes you significant pain on a daily basis, life can be overwhelming at times. Why suffer in silence when you deserve to live your life to the fullest? Medical acupuncture in Richmond Hill is a wonderful medicinal tool to ease your pain and restore flexibility. Acupuncture is a Read More ...
Don’t Stay Benched: Physiotherapy is a Safe and Effective Way to Heal Your Sports Injury!

Don’t Stay Benched: Physiotherapy is a Safe and Effective Way to Heal Your Sports Injury!

If you’re currently sustaining a sports injury, whether it is a torn ligament, hamstring strain, knee injury or tennis elbow, a burning question in your mind isn’t how to recover, but rather, how fast you can recover.   Push For a Sustainable Recovery That Prevents Relapse   In the medical profession, hopes of a quick Read More ...
4 Important Questions to Ask Your Physiotherapist When Being Treated for Chronic Pain

4 Important Questions to Ask Your Physiotherapist When Being Treated for Chronic Pain

If you’ve suffered an injury that hinders your range of motion, you’ll know that it can have a significant bearing on your lifestyle. When treating musculoskeletal pains that affect your muscles, joints and bones, you have to understand the full extent of your condition.   As a Richmond Hill physiotherapy and rehabilitation centre, we’ve had Read More ...
Extended Health Benefits for Physio, RMT, Chiropractor, Injuries

Extended Health Benefits for Physio, RMT, Chiropractor, Injuries

  Your Extended health benefits that can be used for therapy such like physiotherapy and RMT massage have an expiration date. Extended health benefits run for a year before they expire and you can’t carry them over from year to year. If your place of work provides you with Extended health benefits, this is now the Read More ...
Traditional Acupuncture vs Intramuscular Stimulation: Which Works For Me?

Traditional Acupuncture vs Intramuscular Stimulation: Which Works For Me?

When seeking rehabilitative treatment for chronic pain, a question that most people ask is, “Can you tell me the difference between acupuncture and IMS?”   While both techniques use similar tools like acupuncture needles, the procedures and treatment goals vary. In this article, we will explain the nuances of the two. Regardless of the treatment Read More ...
A Timely Treatment of Osteoarthritis Can Help You Conquer These 8 Health Risks!

A Timely Treatment of Osteoarthritis Can Help You Conquer These 8 Health Risks!

Studies have revealed that an alarming 350 million people around the world suffer from arthritis.   Osteoarthritis (OA), specifically, is the most prevalent form of arthritis and affects more Canadians as compared to all other forms combined. In Canada alone, an estimated 4.6 million people are plagued with this condition. It can wear down any Read More ...
Attending Your First Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Session Post Pregnancy? Here’s What You Can Expect!

Attending Your First Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Session Post Pregnancy? Here’s What You Can Expect!

Are you an expectant or recently postpartum mother? If so, you go through a lot both emotionally and physically.   Your pelvic health can become somewhat neglected in preparing for or during the process of labour. Pelvic floor physiotherapy in Richmond Hill provides the relief needed and has become an important part of a mother’s Read More ...
Orthopaedic Treatment with Athletes

Orthopaedic Treatment with Athletes

When it comes to orthopaedic treatment, a huge group of people that benefit from it are athletes. Competitive sporting events can get intense and when athletes are performing, they tend to over exert their force and energy for the gold. Whether it be recovery after an injury or after a strenuous workout, all athletes can Read More ...
How Can Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Help Ease Your Pain!

How Can Post-Surgical Rehabilitation Help Ease Your Pain!

So you’ve just had a surgery and now wondering how long it’s going to take for you to be able to partake in everyday activities devoid of much hassle and pain. The journey to full recovery is indeed long, tiring and the one which requires your persistent efforts and willpower to get better with each Read More ...
Everything you Need to Know about Post Surgical Rehabilitation

Everything you Need to Know about Post Surgical Rehabilitation

When it comes to surgery, even the minor operations requires extensive care post surgery. Without proper care and attention, issues may arise. No matter how cautious of a person you are, the necessities to seek post surgical rehabilitation is important. Between dislocations and fractures, getting back to normal day life can be difficult without a Read More ...

How to Combat Sports Injury with Physiotherapy

When playing sports, it is quite common to run into unfortunate situations resulting in an injury. This can have an affect on your overall performance when it comes to playing your favourite sport. No matter how cautious you are, sometimes these types of circumstances are unavoidable. This doesn’t apply to just professional athletes in the Read More ...

How IMS Treatments Can Help Treat & Manage Neuropathic Pain

Chronic pain from peripheral neuropathy and other neuropathic conditions can undoubtedly take a toll on your daily routine. While the pain may keep reoccurring due to its chronic nature, there are treatments that can help treat and manage it, such as Intramuscular Stimulation. Commonly referred to as IMS (for short) or dry needling, IMS is Read More ...

3 Tips For Keeping Your Pelvic Floor Healthy

For many new and expectant mothers, sudden changes to their normal bodily functions and capabilities can come as an unwelcome surprise. Between falling victim to incontinence and pelvic/lower back pain and experiencing excruciating pain during sexual intercourse, many women notice a significant degradation in their pelvic floor health either during pregnancy or after birth. Because Read More ...

How New and Expectant Mothers Can Benefit from Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

For many women, the bodily changes of pregnancy and birth can cause an feeling of unfamiliarity with their bodies. Especially when it comes to your pelvic floor muscles, pregnancy and birth can cause immense stress that can cause painful bodily disruptions. Because of the pelvic floor’s susceptibility to impairment during pregnancy and birth, many experts Read More ...

Understanding Peripheral Neuropathy and How Physiotherapy Can Help

Newly diagnosed with peripheral neuropathy? At Premier Care Physiotherapy, our team of highly qualified therapists understand that the symptoms of peripheral neuropathy can take a serious toll on our patients lives. That’s why we make it our priority to not only help our patients understand their condition, but provide them with treatment options and pain Read More ...

Massage therapy can relieve stress

Recent research has found massage therapy helps improve overall health and wellness. According to a recent survey, the American Massage Therapy Association (AMTA) found that 78 percent of individuals claim their primary reason for receiving a massage in the previous 12 months was medical (50 percent) or stress (28 percent) related. As a client in Read More ...

Premier Care Physiotherapy Free Consultation

Experiencing pain?   Call or fill out the form on the site and schedule your complementary consultation, we will review together with you the specific conditions and past medical history and suggest a treatment plan as well as walk you through your OHIP and private health insurance options and possible coverage. Our clinic offers a Read More ...