Massage Therapy as a Supplement in Post-Surgical Rehabilitation.

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Physiotherapy after musculoskeletal surgeries like hip replacements, knee replacements, ACL repair and shoulder stabilizations is common and expected. This type of treatment can last in some capacity for months after the surgery as a person gains back range of motion, strength, and function. An amazing supplement to recovery after surgery … Continue reading Massage Therapy as a Supplement in Post-Surgical Rehabilitation.


Prevention warts – from an Oakville Chiropodist

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In our previous foot clinic blog post, we touch upon how warts are different than corns. While there are many effective treatments for warts, that can be provided by a Chiropodist, preventing warts is even better that treating. Tips to avoid warts: Avoid walking barefoot around pools, change rooms, gyms, … Continue reading Prevention warts – from an Oakville Chiropodist


Physio after Shoulder Surgery.

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Many people struggling with a complete or significant rotator cuff tear, or shoulder dislocations opt to have shoulder surgery to help their function. The thought is often that once the procedure is complete, all pain will be gone and function will be restored. This is not usually the case. Many … Continue reading Physio after Shoulder Surgery.


Did you know Warts are often confused with corns?

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Our Oakville Chiropodists often assess patients who have warts thinking they are corns, and vice versa. Warts, or verrucae, are often confused with corns. In a previous blog post, we go more into detail about corns and corn treatment. In a nutshell, corns are the result of friction or pressure … Continue reading Did you know Warts are often confused with corns?


Thanksgiving 2020 – Clinic

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The team at Oakville’s Palermo Physiotherapy and Wellness Centre would like to extend our well wishes to everyone over the long weekend. Our Physio’s, RMT’s, Chiropodist’s, and Yoga Therapists will all be taking a much deserved break over the long weekend. We have been continuing to work hard to ensure … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2020 – Clinic


How does breathing work… Part 1

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Breathing… it’s essential for life! It’s also something so basic we never give it a thought. That’s because breathing (AKA respiration) is an automatic function, subconsciously controlled by the respiratory center at the base of the brain. While we can control our breathing rate and even hold our breath voluntarily, … Continue reading How does breathing work… Part 1


What are Corns? From and Oakville Foot Clinic

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Many people relate foot care from our Oakville Chiropodists being related to foot care for seniors and diabetic foot care. We do also treat other uncomfortable foot issues like corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, thickened toenails and cracking heels. While there are over the counter products you can try for many … Continue reading What are Corns? From and Oakville Foot Clinic


Pre-habilitation – Physiotherapy Before Surgery.

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Hospitals in Ontario and surgeons, have only recently been opening and scheduling patients for “elective procedures”. This has left people all over Ontario, including many of our patients, waiting longer for surgeries like joint replacements, rotator cuff repairs, scopes, and ACL repairs. Some people have taken this time to maintain … Continue reading Pre-habilitation – Physiotherapy Before Surgery.


Set up your Online Learner for Success!

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More parents in Oakville and Halton have been opting for their elementary age child(ren) to participate in online learning. Most high-school students in Halton and Ontario are in a hybrid model with a combination of online and in-person learning. We have seen so many adults in our North Oakville clinic, … Continue reading Set up your Online Learner for Success!


Find the Running Shoes for You – From an Oakville Chiropodist

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Many people have started new activities lately. Maybe their previous pass times still aren’t running, or they’ve decided to branch out and try something new. A key piece of equipment for many activities that is often overlooked is shoes. Having proper training footwear, or running shoes helps lower the risk … Continue reading Find the Running Shoes for You – From an Oakville Chiropodist