With the current long waits for common knee surgeries, such as ACL repair and knee replacement, did you know that physiotherapy treatment before surgery can set you up for a better result and easier rehabilitation process after surgery? “Prehabilitation”, or physiotherapy rehabilitation before surgery, is thought to: 1. Enhance pre-operative function and strength 2. Improve
I started bike-commuting to work years ago – I was at a new job, in a new city, looking to stay fit and make friends. Within the rehab department, several of us started riding to and from work together, nearly 20 km each way. The connections I made with that group of physical and occupational
Mindfulness is no longer an obscure practice, science is starting to support the effects of a regular practice in the management of chronic pain. A recent 2017 study(1) summarizing research into mindfulness and chronic pain has concluded that mindfulness-based meditation should be considered a part of the holistic management of chronic pain.