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What should you do after a car accident in BC? | Surrey ICBC Clinic

What Should You Do After a Car Accident in BC? Even a Minor Accident May Require ICBC-Covered Treatment

What should you do when you’re involved in a car accident?  Stop at the scene, assess your injuries and determine if you require emergency medical assistance and care  Be careful of the traffic when walking around the accident area, to assess the damage   Make note of the scene, take photos of the vehicles involved …

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6 Types of Therapy You Need After Accident | Surrey ICBC Clinic

6 Types of Therapy You May Need After an Auto Accident 

Many serious types of injuries can result from ICBC motor vehicle accidents. The injuries sustained can range from mild to serious depending on the severity of the collision. In truth, many patients require physiotherapy treatment after an accident since the initial care, namely pain killers and anti-inflammatories are frequently insufficient to ensure adequate healing, range …

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Exercising With Resistance Bands

What are Resistance Band Exercises? Resistance bands are strips of stretchable rubber that come in a variety of resistance levels and colours.  They are used to perform strengthening exercises for your muscles by providing resistance during the entire movement, causing your muscles to work both concentrically (while shortening) and eccentrically (while lengthening). When would I consider Resistance Band exercises? …

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Q & A about Physio!

I am in a lot of pain and have swelling, should I still get physio? Physiotherapy includes an assessment and treatment plan. This will focus on the cause of injury and your signs and symptoms. Physiotherapy treatment will be customized based on the diagnosis, stage of your injury and level of pain, swelling, inflammation, and dysfunction. Early …

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Poor Posture Among Students | Panorama Physiotherapy & Sports Clinic

Poor Posture Among Students

Is your child guilty of carrying their school bag over one shoulder? Do they slouch over the desk while studying or sitting in class? Has your child been sleeping on their stomach with their head completely rotated to one side? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the above your child may be paving the groundwork for future musculoskeletal problems. These …

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What is Laser Therapy?

How Does Laser Therapy Work? Laser Therapy uses light to promote healing by improving blood flow and restoring normal cell function as a means to speed up the body’s natural healing process. Laser is used in conjunction with other physiotherapy modalities such as spinal/joint mobilizations, muscle energy techniques, massage/trigger point therapy, postural education, and customized rehabilitative …

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What is an Ankle Sprain?

An ankle sprain occurs when the ligaments are stretched or torn and can vary in severity from a grade 1 sprain with a few torn fibres in the ligaments, to a grade 3 sprain where the ligament is completely torn. What Causes an Ankle Sprain?  Trauma or sudden movements, primarily twisting/turning/rolling of the foot and ankle, are …

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