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


Chiropodist Callus Treatment

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You look down at your feet in the spring / summer and you notice areas that may not be smooth. You’re wanting to wear sandals so you just go for a pedicure. You don’t know where to start Did you know that Chiropodists treat a variety of foot and toenail … Continue reading Chiropodist Callus Treatment


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!