Don’t let your year end health benefits go to waste-Massage

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The year 2022 is moving quickly as Halloween marks the last day of October. Time does get away from us and things we have been thinking of seeking appointments for for ourselves often get put on the back burner. Most private insurance benefits end at the end of the calendar … Continue reading Don’t let your year end health benefits go to waste-Massage


FAQ: Do you Direct Bill for Insurance?

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This is a question we receive frequently at our North Oakville clinic. The short answer is yes. We are able to direct bill to insurance. Here is the “long answer” We are able to direct bill to most insurance companies. Most private / work insurance companies allow us to direct … Continue reading FAQ: Do you Direct Bill for Insurance?


FAQ – Do I Need a Doctors Referral for Physiotherapy?

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This is a common question we receive at our North Oakville Physio clinic. People are wondering if they require a physician note to attend physiotherapy assessments / treatments. The short answer is NO! You do not require a doctor’s referral to book an appointment with a physiotherapist in Ontario (and … Continue reading FAQ – Do I Need a Doctors Referral for Physiotherapy?


Knee Pain? It Could be “Jumper’s Knee”

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Our Oakville Physiotherapy team treats knee pain from acute sprains to rehab after surgeries such as ACL repair and total knee replacements. Commonly we see people with knee pain that creeps up on them. Have you been experiencing annoying knee pain at the front of the knee that doesn’t seem … Continue reading Knee Pain? It Could be “Jumper’s Knee”


If you Have RA a Chiropodist is an Important Part of your Team

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RA or Rheumatoid Arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis where the immune system attacks the tissues of the joint lining. This can cause painful inflammation during “flairs” and stiffness. It is common for many people with RA to develop these symptoms in the joints of the foot and ankle. … Continue reading If you Have RA a Chiropodist is an Important Part of your Team


Palermo Physio and Wellness Thanksgiving -2022

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The team at North Oakville’s Palermo Physiotherapy And Wellness Centre would like to wish everyone a happy and safe Thanksgiving long weekend. Our clinic hours are as follows: Saturday October 8, 2022 – OPEN 8-1pm Sunday October 9, 2022 – CLOSED Monday October 10, 2022 – CLOSED Tuesday October 11, … Continue reading Palermo Physio and Wellness Thanksgiving -2022


Common Causes of Foot and Heel Pain in Kids

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Just like adults, children can experience foot and heel pain. They may not be able to communicate what they are experiencing or feeling. Parents may notice that their child complains of their shoes feeling stiff or tight. They may also notice their child walking differently, limping or having a change … Continue reading Common Causes of Foot and Heel Pain in Kids


Thumb Pain and Injury – How Physio can Help

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In a previous blog post we spoke about thumb pain and chronic issues associated with the thumb. These included things like osteoarthritis and trigger thumb. Trigger thumb like most things are helpful if addressed early. Accessing physiotherapy early for thumb pain or issues can help delay or avoid needing injections … Continue reading Thumb Pain and Injury – How Physio can Help


Thumb Pain – from an Oakville Physio

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For being a small joint, having pain or issues in our thumbs can cause us big problems! Our thumbs help us grip, and grab in fine ad gross motor tasks. From carry a baby seat to holding your hand open in a baseball mitt, to knitting and chopping dinner, you … Continue reading Thumb Pain – from an Oakville Physio