What is your Achilles Tendon?

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Tendons, bones, muscles, nerves, ligaments, cartilage…. There are so many terms and word to sort through when it comes to our bodies. Skeletal muscles are contractile. They contract and shorten to produce movement. They contract to hold and joint in place. They lengthen under force as well eccentrically (picture lowering … Continue reading What is your Achilles Tendon?


C-Section Pre-hab and Rehab

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While many people experience a pivot from an expected vaginal delivery to an emergency Cesarean Section (C-Section) birth. There are also many people who have a planned or scheduled C-Section. If this is the case, Physiotherapist can help prepare you in advance for the birth as well as the first … Continue reading C-Section Pre-hab and Rehab


Thank you for 8 Years!

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This past long weekend marks 8 years since we opened the doors at North Oakville’s Palermo Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre! Some of you may remember walking through the hallways of the brand new medical building in which our clinic is located, when there was no carpet and other units were … Continue reading Thank you for 8 Years!


PRE-hab- What is it?

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“We”, in the physiotherapy field speak often about pre-habilitation. However we still see people after the procedures they have had, not necessarily while they wait for them. With people waiting longer to see specialists it is not as commonly known as it should be that Physiotherapists are “direct access”. This … Continue reading PRE-hab- What is it?


Elbow Pain – Is it Tennis Elbow?

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You have elbow pain. It seems simple enough. You may go online to look for advice or ask a friend who had the “same” problem. It doesn’t seem to be getting better. Is it Tennis elbow? Is it Golfers elbow? Is the pain even coming from the elbow? If you … Continue reading Elbow Pain – Is it Tennis Elbow?


Physio for SUP (Stand Up Paddle-boarders)

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Stand up paddle boarding or “SUP” has increased in popularity around Oakville, Burlington and Halton. We are so close to lake Ontario, 16 mile creek, Christie Lake, and other fun places to explore. We see lots of Facebook groups popping up which is such a perfect place to share information … Continue reading Physio for SUP (Stand Up Paddle-boarders)


Injury in Adult Recreational Sports -when to see a Physio or RMT?

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So many of us like to play sports into our adulthood. This is for many reasons; to stay fit, be social and simply because we love the sport! Our intensity may change depending on what we’re doing the next day. I’m sure the thought that “I have to work tomorrow!” … Continue reading Injury in Adult Recreational Sports -when to see a Physio or RMT?


Frozen Shoulder and Physio

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Shoulder pain and injury can affect a persons life immensely. You don’t always appreciate what your shoulders do on a daily basis until basic activities are affected. Your shoulders are ball and socket joints. They are “made” more for mobility. We reach and grab things in all directions. We push … Continue reading Frozen Shoulder and Physio


Spring Training & Injury Prevention in Youth Sport- From an Oakville Physio

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Spring and summer sports are ramping up in Oakville / Halton. As school comes to an end soccer, baseball, football, lacrosse, golf, tennis, and beach volley ball amongst others are starting to ramp up. Athletes and teams are starting to increase their training, practice and game schedules. This is where … Continue reading Spring Training & Injury Prevention in Youth Sport- From an Oakville Physio


Physio is not just for Sports Injuries- Musical Injuries

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Physiotherapy assessment and treatment is often associate with sports injuries, surgeries and car accidents. While all these things are true, physiotherapists also treat more than this. Physiotherapists treat aches and pains associated with occupations. Many of these involve repetitive movements and falls. Our North Oakville Physiotherapists also treat repetitive strain … Continue reading Physio is not just for Sports Injuries- Musical Injuries