Pre-Surgery Checklist

One of the regular conversations we have with our greater athletic family is how to prepare for an upcoming surgery. For most athletes, a surgical event essentially represents a temporary alien invasion level disruption to their lives. And honestly, this analogy isn’t far from the truth. Besides dropping headlong into a medical system that can […]

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3 Things You Can Do Every Day To Hurt Your Neck…

Or, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Let’s take a real quick quiz that might help you live with less neck pain… (And if you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions… read on!) When you’re relaxing at home, do you find yourself looking up at the TV screen because it’s […]

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Gluteal Tendinopathy

What is Gluteal Tendinopathy? When tendons are repeatedly placed under more tension than they can deal with, they can have a failed healing response. This can cause changes to the structure of the tendon and is known as a tendinopathy. When this occurs in the tendons of the gluteal muscles it is referred to as […]

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10 Facts About Tendons

Tendons are found all over the body and while you may know a little about them, you might be surprised to learn a few of these facts. Tendons can be found at the ends of muscles. Tendons are simply connective tissues that attach muscles to bone and help them move our joints when they contract. […]

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Lymphedema

What is lymphedema? Lymph is a high-protein fluid in the body which flows between soft tissues. Edema is the scientific term for swelling. Lymphedema, therefore, is a high-protein swelling resulting from fluid build-up in soft tissues, which then forms a solid mass. How common is this condition? The overall incidence of chronic lymphedema is estimated […]

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How to Add Exercise to Your Cleaning Routine

As the warmer summer months beckon and time spent outdoors starts to increase, it’s the perfect excuse to de-clutter your surroundings, be it at home or at work. A clean environment helps to maintain a clear head, and the act of cleaning can be therapeutic in itself. Vigorous cleaning can burn up to 90 calories […]

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Running Tips For Beginners

If you’ve just taken up running, you probably think that getting started is simple – you just run as far as you can and then run further the next time. Like most things, the reality is a little more complicated. Here are some tips to make the most of your running program and avoid injury. […]

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Common Running Injuries

Running is a great way to stay in shape, manage stress and increase your overall wellbeing; however, it’s not without its drawbacks. While being a low-risk activity, there are a few injuries that commonly affect runners. As running is a repetitive impact activity, most running injuries develop slowly and can be difficult to treat. Here […]

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Laser Therapy: The Healing Nature of Light

First developed over 30 years ago, phototherapy uses a specific type of light to penetrate the skin’s surface and underlying tissues to stimulate the body’s natural repair processes. The result is faster healing and reduced pain, swelling, and inflammation. Today we use this technology to offer cutting-edge treatment options for our patients. The MedX Laser […]

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Arthritis and Physio

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Pre-Surgery Checklist

By Telma Grant, P.T. | May 17, 2017

One of the regular conversations we have with our greater athletic family is how to prepare for an upcoming surgery. For most athletes, a surgical event essentially represents a temporary alien invasion level disruption to their lives. And honestly, this analogy isn’t far from the truth. Besides dropping headlong into a medical system that can […]

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3 ways to hurt your neck.

3 Things You Can Do Every Day To Hurt Your Neck…

By Telma Grant, P.T. | April 4, 2017

Or, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Let’s take a real quick quiz that might help you live with less neck pain… (And if you answer ‘yes’ to any of these questions… read on!) When you’re relaxing at home, do you find yourself looking up at the TV screen because it’s […]

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Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

Gluteal Tendinopathy

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 31, 2017

What is Gluteal Tendinopathy? When tendons are repeatedly placed under more tension than they can deal with, they can have a failed healing response. This can cause changes to the structure of the tendon and is known as a tendinopathy. When this occurs in the tendons of the gluteal muscles it is referred to as […]

Read More
Tendons.

10 Facts About Tendons

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 31, 2017

Tendons are found all over the body and while you may know a little about them, you might be surprised to learn a few of these facts. Tendons can be found at the ends of muscles. Tendons are simply connective tissues that attach muscles to bone and help them move our joints when they contract. […]

Read More
Physiotherapy for lymphedema. Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

Lymphedema

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 29, 2017

What is lymphedema? Lymph is a high-protein fluid in the body which flows between soft tissues. Edema is the scientific term for swelling. Lymphedema, therefore, is a high-protein swelling resulting from fluid build-up in soft tissues, which then forms a solid mass. How common is this condition? The overall incidence of chronic lymphedema is estimated […]

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OHIP Physio after Hospital. Orthitcs and knee braces at Telma Grant, P.T. Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

How to Add Exercise to Your Cleaning Routine

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 29, 2017

As the warmer summer months beckon and time spent outdoors starts to increase, it’s the perfect excuse to de-clutter your surroundings, be it at home or at work. A clean environment helps to maintain a clear head, and the act of cleaning can be therapeutic in itself. Vigorous cleaning can burn up to 90 calories […]

Read More
Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

Running Tips For Beginners

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 28, 2017

If you’ve just taken up running, you probably think that getting started is simple – you just run as far as you can and then run further the next time. Like most things, the reality is a little more complicated. Here are some tips to make the most of your running program and avoid injury. […]

Read More
Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

Common Running Injuries

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 28, 2017

Running is a great way to stay in shape, manage stress and increase your overall wellbeing; however, it’s not without its drawbacks. While being a low-risk activity, there are a few injuries that commonly affect runners. As running is a repetitive impact activity, most running injuries develop slowly and can be difficult to treat. Here […]

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Laser therapy. Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

Laser Therapy: The Healing Nature of Light

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 24, 2017

First developed over 30 years ago, phototherapy uses a specific type of light to penetrate the skin’s surface and underlying tissues to stimulate the body’s natural repair processes. The result is faster healing and reduced pain, swelling, and inflammation. Today we use this technology to offer cutting-edge treatment options for our patients. The MedX Laser […]

Read More
Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

Arthritis and Physio

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 19, 2017
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