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K-Laser: Erase Joint Pain & Inflammation

K-Laser: Erase Joint Pain & Inflammation

| October 3, 2017 | Reply

K-Laser Therapy at Capilano Rehab Centre is a practical solution for chronic joint pain and stiffness. Let our Physical Therapists help you wake up to pain free living!

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2017 Community Choice Winner: Physiotherapy

2017 Community Choice Winner: Physiotherapy

| September 20, 2017 | Reply

Thank you to all of our patients for voting Capilano Rehab Centre the 2017 Metro Edmonton’s Community Choice Winner for Physiotherapy! We are honored to have won this two years in a row. Thank you, thank you, thank you!

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Radial Shockwave for Heel Pain

Radial Shockwave for Heel Pain

| August 31, 2017 | Reply

Do you notice that your heel pain is worse when you are bare foot on a hard surface or when you stand up after you wake up in the morning? If so, then you might benefit from a treatment called Radial Shockwave Therapy. Radial Shockwave Therapy is an effective, non-invasive treatment for chronic heel, knee or shoulder pain.

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Physiotherapy Month at Capilano Rehab

Physiotherapy Month at Capilano Rehab

| May 19, 2017 | Reply

Let’s Celebrate Edmonton Physiotherapy! Edmonton Physiotherapists are part of the YOU movement.  Thousands of Edmonton and surrounding area residents are moving more and moving better with the help of physiotherapy.  And naturally, Capilano is thrilled to offer physiotherapy assessment and treatment services. Is May National Physiotherapy Month? Yes. May is National Physiotherapy Month.  This year’s […]

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Natural Help For Low Back Pain

Natural Help For Low Back Pain

| April 20, 2017 | Reply

Low back pain is a bummer.  And it’s even worse if it radiates into your actual buttock or leg!  Thankfully, natural help for your acute and chronic low back pain exists at Capilano Rehab Centre.  Causes of Back Pain Low back pain and sciatica can be caused by a variety of problems with your lumbar […]

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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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