REP Physio Blog

Is my Vertigo BPPV? How do I know?
Posted on: March 2nd, 2020 by REP Physio

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is one of the most common causes of vertigo. It is the sudden and very strong feeling that you are spinning with positional changes of the head. It most often comes on with turning in bed or changing positions and usually lasts less than one minute. BPPV occurs when the […]

Pain in the Heel
Posted on: February 26th, 2020 by REP Physio

Heel pain is a common complaint we see in the clinic. It can affect all ages and all populations. There are many causes and reasons for heel pain, but the two most common are Achilles Tendopathy or Planter Fascitis. How do you know which one you have? Which one should you treat? The answer is […]

RAPID NeuroFascial Reset (RAPID NFR)
Posted on: February 17th, 2020 by REP Physio

RAPID NeuroFascial Reset, (RAPID NFR), is an evidence based manual therapy technique for treatment of chronic and acute pain, as well as limited mobility. RAPID NFR therapists provide sensory input to connective tissues with manual therapy techniques and guided movement patterns, with a treatment goal of resolving pain, improving range of motion, reducing inflammation and […]

Popular Myths Surrounding Low Back Pain: What are the Facts? (Part 2)
Posted on: February 10th, 2020 by REP Physio

Here are 5 more myths the the related facts surrounding low back pain (LBP).     Part 2   Myth: Poor posture when sitting and standing and poor lifting technique causes LBP. Fact: It is not possible to predict LBP based on spinal posture during sitting or standing or based on technique during lifting.   […]

Popular Myths Surrounding Low Back Pain: What are the Facts?
Posted on: February 4th, 2020 by REP Physio

You would be hard-pressed to find an injury or condition with as many myths surrounding it as low back pain (LBP).  This likely has to do with the fact that LBP is a very common issue that up to 90% of us will deal with at some point in our lives.  From work to play, […]

Rehab for Common Soccer Injuries
Posted on: January 20th, 2020 by REP Physio

Soccer is quickly becoming one of the most played sports in Canada. People of all ages are taking to the sport. With that in mind let’s talk about a few common injuries within the sport and a few exercises to help minimize them. The knee Sprains within the knee are common, often affecting the major […]

If You Fail To Prepare, You Prepare To Fail!
Posted on: January 16th, 2020 by REP Physio

As a Personal Trainer, I spend all day with clients who are trying to take care of their bodies by exercising! I have also been working at REP Physio for just over 2 years, and have noticed that almost everyone that walks in the door is trying to take care of themselves in one way […]

Squatting Mechanics and Myths
Posted on: November 8th, 2019 by REP Physio

The squat and its variants are some of the most commonly prescribed exercises for rehabilitation, strengthening and athletic development. While optimal squatting mechanics will vary between populations, it is still a hot topic in current research. Today, I am going to answer a few of the main questions I get from clients and provide my […]

Post-Natal Healing
Posted on: November 5th, 2019 by REP Physio

I see a lot of patients post-natal for a variety of reasons (incontinence, pain, prolapse, diastasis recti, etc).  The common theme of my discussions with these patients is how the body heals, and how long it takes after having a baby.  It takes 12-18 months to heal after giving birth… read that sentence again… 12-18 […]

Acupuncture For A Better Sleep
Posted on: October 29th, 2019 by REP Physio

  Acupuncture is useful to help relieve both the side effects and causes of poor sleep. It is beneficial to: Calm your mind to allow better sleep and balances your system to better deal with change. Improve immune function and energy levels that result as an effect of poor sleep Relieve pain which may be […]

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