Getting a massage and getting a deep tissue massage are two very different things. Many patients who visit our therapist here at Pro Motion Healthcare understand that it’s beneficial. However, they may misunderstand the actual technique. It’s common for people to assume that in order for a deep tissue massage to work, it has to be painful. While it is true that our therapist manipulates the deeper layers of soft tissue and muscle in your body, a well-trained massage therapist will use warm oil paired with direct targeted pressure to perform a deep massage.Read More
Adhesive Capsulitis, better known as a frozen shoulder can leave you suffering from stiffness, chronic pain, and reduction in movement of the affected shoulder. It is commonly seen in women over the age of 40, athletes, or patients who have suffered from long-term nutritional deficiencies. Of all of your body parts, your shoulders are the most vital and offer the largest degree of flexible motion. When your shoulders are racked with pain or if the joints are stiff, it can negatively affect your lifestyle or even prevent you from living your life normally. Anytime you face a shoulder injury, or if you experience prolonged pain or stiffness in your shoulders, it’s important to seek help from a certified Physiotherapist like those here at Pro Motion Healthcare as soon as possible.Read More
Peripheral Neuropathy, which attacks the peripheral nerves of the body, is a neurologic condition that is much more common than one may think. Some well-known symptoms associated with the disorder include stinging fiery pain that emulates a sensation of sharp electricity.Read More
Cycling is a great way to get a cardiovascular workout and it can be done alone or with a group of friends. Cycling is also good for the body as is reduces the amount of force used on the joints of the lower extremities. It will also give you a chance to enjoy the sun and fresh air and is much more mentally soothing than plodding away on an elliptical machine. Though cycling is good for the heart and body and generally safe, there are some issues related to your feet that you should keep in mind to lower your chance of foot related injuries.Read More
Most often when a patient visits our office with complaints of fatigue, lower back pain, and headaches, we initially ask them to drink water. While this may seem like a strange request, these are common symptoms of moderate and mild dehydration. Water and liquids are very different, some people drink juice, sodas, and other flavored drinks but seldom a simple glass of water. A large number of adults drink far less water on a daily basis than they should, which can result in chronic dehydration, which is detrimental to one’s health in the long term.Read More
After getting in a car accident, one of the most important things you can do to regain your health is to participate in physiotherapy.
This is important if you have only received minor injuries, or if you have had major surgeries to treat your injuries. Working with a registered physiotherapist, like those here at Pro Motion Healthcare, will help you bounce back to health and get your body back to its previous state.Read More
Golfing is a sport for all ages, races, and background, but one thing that brings everyone together is the need for effective ways of improving
performance through improved balance. There have been studies done how orthotic intervention has affected more experienced golfers and the results
show there is a clear relation linking the changes in standing balance, exercise, and proprioception.
What Is Rotator Cuff Tendonitis?
Rotator cuff tendonitis is a condition in which your experience pain in the upper areas of your arm, the tip of your shoulder, and your whole
shoulder. Generally when a person engages in actions like reaching or lifting, the pain increases. Any activity that involves the shoulder can result in weakness and pain on those who suffer from rotator cuff tendonitis.
Millions of Canadians suffer from anxiety which often has a detrimental effect on their daily lives. In most cases, anxiety is treated with counseling or medication, and in some cases both. Acupuncture, which is the practice of using needles inserted into various locations, is a popular alternative treatment for anxiety.Read More
When you think of compression socks, chances are the first thing that comes to mind is your grandmother’s hosiery. Compression stockings do have a similar function, but let’s skip the fashion lesson and get right into the benefits of wearing compression socks on your next flight.Read More