In addition to Western Medical Management, acupuncture can be a helpful addition to help manage diabetes. Acupuncture helps release endorphins. This helps naturally decrease pain, and stimulates the endocrine system. There is also some indication that acupuncture can help manage blood sugar levels and bring balance back to the body. … Continue reading Acupuncture for Diabetes
A diagnosis of breast cancer can be life altering. Treatment for breast cancer is taxing and stressful. One in 8 women in Canada will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Over 65% of these women will experience issues from treatment and recovery that can be treated and / or prevented by … Continue reading Physiotherapy for Breast Cancer Rehabilitation
Chiropodist’s, or foot specialists, focus on the feet and ankles. They assess and treat the skin or the feet, joints of the feet and ankles, and even the toenails of the feet. Issues with the toenails are more common than you think. We are often able to self treat “small” … Continue reading Toenail problems? Our Chiropodist’s can help!
We treat a variety of people in our North Oakville Physio, Massage, Acupuncture and Chiropody clinic. A common reason we see people is that something, generally pain, has prevented people from doing something that is important to them. Many people when they experience pain see their family doctor first, to … Continue reading What is Osteoarthritis?
The human body changes in many ways to support pregnancy. In our North Oakville Clinic we see many pregnant women as their body adapts. Our Physiotherapists and Massage Therapists assess and treat pregnancy related: Low back pain, Hip pain, Mid back pain, Rib pain Carpal tunnel symptoms Other aches and … Continue reading Pregnancy and Compression Socks
While many people have heard of a Podiatrist, the term Chiropodist is still less well known. In our North Oakville Foot Clinic, we have two excellent Chiropodists as part of our team. A Chiropodist is a direct access, or primary health care professional. This means they do not need a … Continue reading What is a Chiropodist?
Many of our Oakville Massage Therapy patients first come to see one of our Massage Therapists for pain. When they are finished their RMT appointment they comment on how related they feel and sometimes are a little sleepy! There are many reasons having regular Massage Therapy can help with stress. … Continue reading How a Massage can Help with Stress
We’re so pleased for our Oakville and Halton neighbours who are able to re-open! We know how difficulty it can be to restart and get going again. We also know that many of our patients and other gym-goers will be eager to return to their regular programming. If you do … Continue reading Getting back to the Gym!
Ever since we re-opened our physical doors on June 1st, 2020 (during the initial lockdown, we were only available for virtual therapy!) some cases have stood out more than others… A lot of neck / upper back / shoulder / arm pain as people are working exclusively from home Injuries … Continue reading Most common issues people are experiencing during the pandemic!
Chiropodists or foot specialists are an important part of your health care team if you have decreased sensation of your feet. Ulcers are generally the break down of the normal integrity of the skin. They are skin wounds that are generally slow to heal. They are classified on a scale … Continue reading What is a Foot Ulcer?