Knee Pain and Orthotics – From an Oakville Chiropodist

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Many people associate custom orthotics for foot pain only. It is true that orthotics are helpful for foot pain associated with plantar fasciitis, Morton’s neuroma, rheumatoid arthritis and arthritis in the feet and toes. Having proper custom orthotics can also help with joint pain in the knee and hips. The … Continue reading Knee Pain and Orthotics – From an Oakville Chiropodist


Welcome Physio Kirsten!

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Oakville’s Palermo Physiotherapy and Wellness is excited to welcome Physio Kirsten to the team! Like many Physiotherapists Kirsten has her undergraduate degree as a Bachelor of Science Kinesiology. She attended McMaster University to complete her Kinesiology degree and later received her Master’s in Physical therapy from U of T. Kirsten … Continue reading Welcome Physio Kirsten!


Knee Pain – Meniscus Tears

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When someone has a Physiotherapy appointment after a sudden knee injury and knee pain the physio will perform a thorough assessment. This assessment, based on the presenting symptoms will help the physio in guiding the treatment plan. Some referring practitioners will advise patients to wait to begin physio after a … Continue reading Knee Pain – Meniscus Tears


Acupuncture for Hormone Regulation

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Many people are aware of the use of acupuncture to treat pain. People will request acupuncture treatment for back pain and headaches often. There is also some evidence that acupuncture can help with hormone regulation. Physiotherapists that use acupuncture and dry needling as part of their treatments are not able … Continue reading Acupuncture for Hormone Regulation


Easter Weekend 2022- Clinic Hours

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We hope everyone has an awesome long weekend. This weekend is always one that can be filled with hope. As the weather is turning a corner with warmer and longer days we hope you have time outside for walks, hikes and park play. The Hours for Palermo Physiotherapy and Wellness … Continue reading Easter Weekend 2022- Clinic Hours


Feeling Sore from Gardening? Tips to Recover Well!

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Wth spring clean up and planting coming up many people feel it in their bodies. Recovery is just as important as the work. Our Oakville Physiotherapists treat sore backs, knees, hips and shoulders often after a marathon gardening session. You may not realize how many repetitions you have done and … Continue reading Feeling Sore from Gardening? Tips to Recover Well!


The Tiger Woods- “Why Not” Factor

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It’s the Master’s golf tournament at Augusta National Golf Club. It is also the 25th anniversary of the first appearance in the tournament by Tiger Woods. Many people were surprised to see Tiger Woods had entered the tournament. After his car accident in February of 2021, there was speculation that … Continue reading The Tiger Woods- “Why Not” Factor


Foot Pain – Is it Plantar Fasciitis?

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Foot pain is something we commonly assess and treat at our North Oakville Clinic. Foot pain is commonly treated as a team between the Chiropodists, Physiotherapists, RMTs and Yoga Therapist. Each profession and professional has a slightly different way of approaching a person who comes to see them. Did you … Continue reading Foot Pain – Is it Plantar Fasciitis?


Foot Pain – What is Mortons Neuroma? – From an Oakville Chiropodist

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When people think of foot pain especially foot pain that is located on the bottom of the foot, the mind often goes right to plantar fasciitis. While some pain located on the plantar surface, or bottom, of the foot is plantar fasciitis, there are many other things that can be … Continue reading Foot Pain – What is Mortons Neuroma? – From an Oakville Chiropodist