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

  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?

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!

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!

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

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!

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

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