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Physiotherapy for Dizziness and Vertigo

Physiotherapy Treatment for Dizziness and Vertigo

Many people are not aware that physiotherapy can help relieve dizziness and vertigo, yet this is exactly the role of vestibular physiotherapy – to determine the cause of vestibular disorder and treat the resultant symptoms of dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness, imbalance or issues with gaze stability.  35% of people over age 40 and 80% of people […]

Ideal Posture Diagram

Posture: Is there an ideal posture?

There’s a lot of information out there about posture and different schools of thought. A more traditional way of thinking about posture is that there is an ideal “plumb line” for posture. Whereas, a more recent school of thought suggests that perhaps there isn’t one ideal posture and really any posture can work as long […]

Anatomy of tibialis posterior

Tibialis Posterior: The Unsung Hero of the Foot Arch

Many people experience pain in the arches of their feet and lower calves, oftentimes this can be linked to the often neglected tibialis posterior, an important muscle for the foot arch. So what is the tibialis posterior muscle? What is the tibialis posterior and what does it do? Tibialis posterior is a deep muscle along […]

IMS Treatment

What is IMS?

IMS stands for intramuscular stimulation; it is a style of needling which involves using a single, sterile, thin acupuncture needle into muscle (without injecting any substance) to release muscle and ease pain. How does IMS work? IMS works by relieving muscle tightness and shortening which can irritate the underlying nerve causing tissue to be super […]

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