ACUPUNCTURE ACUPUNCTURE: WHAT IS IT?
Acupuncture is a method of encouraging the body to promote natural healing and to improve functioning. This is done by inserting needles and applying heat or... read more
(OUCH! YOU'VE SPRAINED YOUR ANKLE) Ankle sprains are a common but painful injury that can happen in sports like running, soccer, basketball or volleyball, or simply by stepping unexpectedly... read more
Almost everyone experiences some type of back pain during the course of their lives. The pain may occur suddenly and be gone within a couple of days or weeks, or it may occur repeatedly,...read more
BACK TO SCHOOL
It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s back to school time!
Parents, let’s send our children back to school safely with these easy... read more
Physiotherapists are skilled in helping people who are coping with acute or chronic respiratory or cardiovascular conditions by improving the function and capacity of their cardiorespiratory...read more
CONCUSSION INFORMATION CONCUSSION
Welcome back hockey fans!Hockey season is in full swing and concussion is now a hot topic for sports media.
What is concussion? How does it happen? How can I prevent concussion?How... read more
What is the core?The core is the powerhouse of the body and is responsible for stability in the abdominal and lumbar (lower) back region. It involves the lumbo-pelvic complex and when... read more
EXERCISE And NUTRITION
Exercise, Nutrition and Weight loss Programs at Altima Physio
Come to Altima Physio to help you lose weight! Our professionals will design you a specific exercise program that... read more
HEALTHY COMPUTER HABITS
In this highly computerized world, more and more people of all ages are experiencing aches and pains that come from sitting at a computer for long periods of time. These aches and pains... read more
Injury Prevention Tips When Shoveling Snow Reality Check:
Winter is here. Is your body ready to take on the strain of shoveling hundreds of pounds of snow?
Snow shoveling requires a high level of cardiovascular and... read more
Anyone can be a victim of a knee injury; whether you are a professional athlete, a weekend fitness buff or someone just busy carrying out your day-to-day activities. The knee joint is... read more
Joints change with time, and as we age we experience aches and pains and a gradual loss of mobility. However, osteoarthritis, one of 150 different forms of arthritis, is not simply a... read more
Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammation of the plantar fascia – a thick, fibrous band of connective tissue in the sole of the foot that supports the arch of the foot. It runs... read more
RAKING THE LEAVES
Injury Prevention Tips When Raking Leaves
The kids are back in school; the air is crisp and clean; pumpkins are everywhere. It’s officially fall. This beautiful... read more
The warm weather is here and so are those pesky weeds! Welcome back to gardening season. Your joints and muscles have been cooped up all winter, and now it is time to hit the topsoil,...read more
STRETCHING!!! What’s the difference between static and dynamic stretching?
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