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Knee Osteoarthritis (OA) – What is it and what can I do about it?
Posted on: March 9th, 2020 by REP Physio

“Your knee joint is bone on bone” or “you have the knees of someone twice your age”. This is usually followed by an explanation of how all that “wear and tear” is finally catching up to you. Sound familiar? I’m sure many of you have heard these phrases before. Some of you may have even […]

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 […]

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, […]

Why You Need a Movement Screen
Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by REP Physio

“Athletes who move better have the potential to improve over athletes that have a movement screen that is poor or shows significant asymmetries” – Todd Arnold Do you move properly? Could you be performing better? How do you know? How can you find out? Qualified therapists can efficiently assess movement to identify dysfunction and asymmetries […]

The Benefits of Cupping Therapy
Posted on: August 10th, 2016 by REP Physio

You may have heard a lot about cupping after seeing Michael Phelp’s shoulder at the Olympics.  Cupping is a treatment used to relieve pain, loosen the muscles, enhance circulation, remove toxins and induce relaxation. Cups are suctioned to the skin so that that blood and lymph can move into the tissue, clearing out any stagnations […]

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