Seeing pain in your dog’s hindquarters

By Telma Grant, P.T. | December 9, 2017 | Comments Off on Seeing pain in your dog’s hindquarters

K-Laser Therapy

By Telma Grant, P.T. | December 8, 2017 | Comments Off on K-Laser Therapy

Pre-Surgery Checklist

By Telma Grant, P.T. | May 17, 2017 | Comments Off on 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 […]

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

By Telma Grant, P.T. | April 4, 2017 | Comments Off on 3 Things You Can Do Every Day To Hurt Your Neck…
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 […]

Gluteal Tendinopathy

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 31, 2017 | Comments Off on Gluteal Tendinopathy
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 […]

10 Facts About Tendons

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 31, 2017 | Comments Off on 10 Facts About Tendons
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. […]

Lymphedema

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on Lymphedema
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 […]

How to Add Exercise to Your Cleaning Routine

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 29, 2017 | Comments Off on How to Add Exercise to Your Cleaning Routine
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 […]

Running Tips For Beginners

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Running Tips For Beginners
Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

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. […]

Common Running Injuries

By Telma Grant, P.T. | March 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Common Running Injuries
Telma Grant, P.T. Private & OHIP physiotherapy and Chiropractic. If you're in pain, call us. We can help.

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 […]