Osteoarthritis or OA is a common, progressive joint disease characterized by chronic pain and functional disability. Females are more likely to develop this than males. OA often occurs in the knee joint, which consists of 3 bones- the femur (thighbone), the tibia (shin bone), and the patella (kneecap). Cartilage coats the ends of these bones. [...]
Growing older can’t be avoided, however we can educate ourselves and arm ourselves with the best strategies to help slow down the effects of aging and preserve our bodies. One of the many age-related changes that the human body can undergo is degenerative disc disease. Degenerative disc disease (DDD) is a condition characterized by the [...]
Felicia Adderley-May 4, 2021
Cardiac rehab is a medically supervised program that is designed to help individuals that had heart surgery, those with chronic heart disease, those who had heart attacks, or those with angioplasty. Cardiac rehab consists of 3 steps which are: Exercise prescription: patients are taught exercises that improve the heart’s health. Patient education: patients are taught [...]
Felicia Adderley-March 24, 2021
7 myths about Physio   Today, now more than ever, we can be bombarded by opinions and thoughts about healthcare. So today, let’s dispel 7 myths about physiotherapy. The first myth is that physiotherapy is a passive activity or that the session will just be a “rub down”. However, if you expect to see results [...]