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How to Bulletproof Your Neck and Shoulders from Desk Job Aches and Pains

Mar15th 2018

Desk Job Aches and Pains? Let Peach Physiotherapy Help! Let’s be honest, we sit down at your desk, on your laptop, or on your cell phone for far too long every day. We’ve had an ergonomic assessment of our desk at work and it helped but at the end of the day, our necks and

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I Keep Spraining my Ankle… What Can I Do!?

Mar1st 2018

Sprained Ankle? What Can I Do? Lateral ankle sprains are one of the most common conditions seen by physiotherapists in outpatient clinics. Specifically, a little ligament called the anterior talofibular ligament is the most commonly sprained ligament in the body. Now there’s some good news and some bad news. First, the good news is that

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We’re Hiring!

Feb28th 2018

Peach Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre Is Hiring A Physiotherapy Assistant/Kinesiologist Peach Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre is looking for a full-time, enthusiastic physiotherapy assistant/kinesiologist to join our multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities & Duties: Works under the supervision of a Physiotherapist to facilitate meeting defined treatment goals Implements therapeutic exercise programs with patients and ensures constant communication between

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Is RICE Really the Best Option After an Ankle Sprain?

Feb15th 2018

Chatham-Kent Physiotherapy, is RICE really the best option after an ankle sprain? For years, we’ve heard that immediately after an ankle sprain it’s best to start a RICE (or PRICE) approach to early management. The common acronym refers to Protect, Rest, Ice, Compression, and Elevation. But is that really best practice? A better approach is

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Job Posting: Physiotherapy Assistant/Kinesiologist

Feb13th 2018

Join Peach Physiotherapy Team! Job Posting: Physiotherapy Assistant/Kinesiologist Peach Physiotherapy & Wellness Centre is looking for a full-time, enthusiastic physiotherapy assistant/kinesiologist to join our multidisciplinary team. Responsibilities & Duties: Works under the supervision of a Physiotherapist to facilitate meeting defined treatment goals Implements therapeutic exercise programs with patients and ensures constant communication between the patient’s care

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nausea & acid reflux peach physiotherapy and wellness Feb8th 2018

Should you Really Stop Lifting Overhead?

Lifting Overhead? Yay or Nay?  You’ve had a sore shoulder for a while now and your doctor or physiotherapist has told you no more lifting overhead… but is that really the best advice? Our shoulder complex is a very complex part of the body and allows the most range of motion of any joint in

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Vestibular Rehab Therapy and What You Need To Know

Oct24th 2017

Vestibular Rehab It’s time to talk about balance, dizziness, vertigo and how these and reap havoc on a person’s life. This can gravely affect your everyday functionality while making it difficult for you to perform everyday tasks and activities. Affecting the inner ear and brain which processes the sensory information controlling balance and eye movements inside

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What Parents and Athletes Need to Know About Concussions

Oct17th 2017

When playing sports you are bound to get a few bumps and bruises. What you might not think or be worried about happening is getting a concussion. Getting a concussion is also the something that you should take very seriously as we are learning from recent studies done at the University of Ottawa. With the

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Why You Need To Have Your Child Concussion Baseline Tested

Oct10th 2017

How Concussions Effect Young Athletes The province of Ontario has recently passed a bill, which has set guidelines to ensure children are taken out of a game if a concussion is suspected. The bill is named for Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old Rugby player who has since passed away from rugby injuries. Recommendations for the coroner’s inquest tenure that a

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How Orthotics Work and When To Get Them

Oct3rd 2017

What Is Orthotics? Orthotics are orthopaedic devices which are utilized to treat a wide range of biomechanical foot disorders. Each time someone’s foot is not working as designed, the weight of the body is not correctly transferred and distributed. Consequently, pain and tenderness may develop in the base, ankle, and the surrounding muscles. Orthotics work

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