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Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications after a sports injury? Are they helpful or harmful?

One of the most common questions we get from our patients is, “Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications? Are they helpful or harmful?” It’s no secret that anti-inflammatory medications can be a lifesaver when you’re in pain. On several occasions use of anti-inflammatory medications is indicated and important to enable normal function. But the …

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What is therapeutic Ultrasound and how does it work?

At Physio Care Owen Sound, we use therapeutic ultrasound in conjunction with active exercises and manual therapy in the management of chronic pain and sports injuries. But what is therapeutic ultrasound and how does it work? This article will discuss Therapeutic Ultrasound.  Therapeutic ultrasound is a treatment commonly used in physical therapy to provide deep …

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What is Shockwave therapy and how does it work?

What is shockwave therapy? Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is an effective and non-surgical technology utilizing high-energy, short wavelength acoustic waves called shockwaves to reduce pain and promote healing. Healing effects include bone and tendon regeneration, increased blood vessel growth and a chemically induced decrease in pain and sensitivity of pain receptors.   How does shockwave …

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Why do we regard muscles to be the “Anchors” of our Skeletal system?

  “It is well established that osseoligamentous spine (bone and ligaments) is inherently unstable; that is, with out muscular support the spine – thoracic spine until sacrum (tail-bone), will buckle under the compression load of only 20N. Whereas the lumbar spine alone can support 90N of compression load.” – Lee, D. The Pelvic Girdle – An …

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