• Strategies for Improved Sleep

    By Telma Grant, P.T. | January 14, 2020

    If pain (or any other reason) is affecting the quality of your sleep, start by identifying the cause of the problem. The first step is an assessment of the sleeping environment and lifestyle habits. Here are some questions to answer: Is the bedroom a quiet place and are all lights switched off? Is there a […]

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  • Pain Relief with Sleep

    By Telma Grant, P.T. | January 14, 2020

    This is typically a time for new year resolutions. For most individuals, this involves exercising and healthy eating, but sleep is equally (if not more) important. One of the best things you can do for yourself this year is to try and get enough sleep. In fact, did you know that there is a correlation […]

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  • Seeing pain in your dog’s hindquarters

    By Telma Grant, P.T. | December 9, 2017
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  • K-Laser Therapy

    By Telma Grant, P.T. | December 8, 2017
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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 Things You Can Do Every Day To Hurt Your Neck…

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

    By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 31, 2017
    Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

    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

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

    By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 29, 2017
    Physiotherapy for lymphedema. Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

    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

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

    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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