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5 Most Popular Orthotics

5 Most Popular Orthotics

| March 1, 2017 | Reply

  Finding the right pair of custom orthotics is obviously important to foot, ankle, and knee pain sufferers.  While Capilano’s professional staff always tailor their orthotics to your patho-mechanical dysfunction, pain and personal preferences, you may be interested to know which Capilano orthotics are most popular.  Here they are, starting from number five, along with […]

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Treating Pain with IMS

Treating Pain with IMS

| February 14, 2017 | Reply

Discover the benefits of Capilano’s Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) program. This technique, sometimes referred to as dry needling, is minimally invasive and can reduce nagging pain aggravated by chronic muscle tightness. What is IMS?  IMS can reach problem areas that lie deep in a muscle.  Gunn-certified Capilano IMS physiotherapists insert thin (filament acupuncture-like) needles into tense muscle […]

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Trauma and PTSD Recovery

Trauma and PTSD Recovery

| January 20, 2017 | Reply

Unfortunately, life can and does hurt.  While many men and women can effectively process emotional trauma, many require help in order to enjoy healing and freedom.  Through our Psychology Services Division, Capilano Rehab Centre can help you experience breakthroughs and recovery from PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). What are some common PTSD symptoms? While it […]

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Five Things to Know About Whiplash

Five Things to Know About Whiplash

| January 4, 2017 | Reply

Icy roads are one of the leading causes of winter auto accidents in Alberta.  And unfortunately, whiplash is a common injury.  Capilano Rehab Centre’s professional whiplash recovery team of Physiotherapists and Registered Massage Therapists can help you if you have sustained whiplash and/or low back strains secondary to motor vehicle collisions. Whiplash Pain Neck pain […]

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Graston Technique Available

Graston Technique Available

| December 7, 2016 | Reply

Accepted by elite athletes and everyday patients, Graston Technique (GT) is successful in treating nagging soft tissue injuries and conditions, whether they are chronic or post-surgical. Graston Technique® is an innovative, evidence-based form of instrument-assisted soft tissue mobilization that detects and effectively breaks down scar tissue and fascial restrictions, as well as help maintain flexibility […]

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Capilano Takes On Your Pain

Capilano Takes On Your Pain

| November 8, 2016 | Reply

Pain.  Burning.  Shooting.  Aching.  Throbbing. Stabbing. Nagging. Pain.  November 6 to 12, is National Pain Awareness Week and Physiotherapists are leaders at managing pain in Edmonton, Alberta, and Canada. Here are some pain and physiotherapy facts, compliments of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association: 1 in 5 Canadian adults suffer from chronic pain. Physio can help get you back […]

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Capilano Concussion Care

Capilano Concussion Care

| September 28, 2016 | Reply

  Capilano Rehab offers concussion evaluation and post-concussion management through a professional team supervised by Primary Health Provider Physiotherapists who are dedicated to safe recovery.   At Capilano, whether you are a teen, adult, or senior, our goal is to accurately evaluate your symptoms and reduce the long-term impacts of concussion syndrome on your health regardless […]

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2016 Community Choice Winner: Physiotherapy

2016 Community Choice Winner: Physiotherapy

| September 16, 2016 | Reply

All of us at Capilano Rehab Centre are humbled and honored to be Metro Edmonton’s 2016 Community Choice Physiotherapy Winner.  Our deepest thanks go to our patients and community friends who nominated and selected us for this award.  We are privileged to be part of the Edmonton community fabric and we continue to work hard […]

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Strength Training Pain Recovery

Strength Training Pain Recovery

| August 31, 2016 | Reply

What do you have in common with a 215 lb. pro muscle model?  If you are suffering from weight training injuries or aches and pains, we’ll treat you the way we treat a pro. Every strength training patient who attends Capilano gets a trained and experienced health professional who will deliver a customized recovery and […]

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Head Over Heels Summer Orthotics

Head Over Heels Summer Orthotics

| July 20, 2016 | Reply

Just admit it.  Your feet were made for walking.  And running.  And climbing.  But foot pain secondary to biomechanical disorders can cause your heels, ankles, and arches to put you on the couch instead of the great outdoors. Capilano is pleased to offer a full line of summer orthotic products, including the Footmaxx Expedition™ and […]

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Born to Move: Capilano Physiotherapy

Born to Move: Capilano Physiotherapy

| May 18, 2016 | Reply

We were all born to move.  To crawl, to walk, to run and even to dance.  May is National Physiotherapy Month and Capilano is excited to be able to celebrate the physical therapy profession, bring attention to the great work done by physiotherapists across Canada and highlight the physiotherapy services provided by Capilano’s physiotherapy team. […]

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Myofascial Cupping Massage

Myofascial Cupping Massage

| May 3, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab offers Myofascial Cupping Massage as part of its professional Therapeutic Massage Therapy Program.  Myofascial cupping is an adjunct therapy technique that can further relieve pain and tightness of your sore muscles and fascia. What Is Fascia? Fascia is a dense irregular connective tissue which surrounds and interconnects your muscles and every single organ […]

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