Category: Chronic Pain

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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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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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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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Nagging Shoulder & Throwing Injuries?

Nagging Shoulder & Throwing Injuries?

| April 18, 2016 | Reply

Do you suffer from a sore shoulder or rotator cuff?  Does throwing or reaching hurt almost every time?  Capilano’s Sports Rehab Physical Therapy team has enjoyed treating the sports injuries of elite and recreational athletes for over 20 years.   We have successfully helped NHL, CFL, WHL, Olympians, Team Canada, CIS, ACAC, pro baseball and high […]

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K-Laser™ For Non-Invasive Healing

K-Laser™ For Non-Invasive Healing

| February 29, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre has an outstanding reputation for the provision of modern pain relief treatments for adults, teens and seniors. One of our newer and most advanced treatment technologies is the K-Laser™ Therapy system. What is K-Laser Therapy? K-Laser Class IV therapeutic lasers deliver specific red and near-infrared wavelengths of laser light to induce a photochemical […]

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Shockwave for Knee Arthritis

Shockwave for Knee Arthritis

| January 26, 2016 | Reply

Knee pain is a common symptom of osteoarthritis. In addition to pain, other common symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee include stiffness and swelling. You typically find it difficult to bend or straighten your leg. You may also experience weakness in the knee, including a feeling of giving away or locking.  Do you feel like […]

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Put Back Pain Behind You

Put Back Pain Behind You

| December 22, 2015 | Reply

Do you have a bulging disc?  Do you suffer from low back pain that gets worse when you sit or bend forward?  Low back pain is one of the most common health problems in adults. Most episodes of back pain are temporary, resulting from strains of the muscles and/or ligaments that support the spinal motion […]

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Radial Shockwave for Frozen Shoulder

Radial Shockwave for Frozen Shoulder

| July 28, 2015 | Reply

Frozen shoulder is a painful condition in which the shoulder, in the absence of demonstrable trauma, quickly gets very stiff and sore.  Even small sudden movements can shoot a lightning bolt of pain through the shoulder and arm.  Not only can this problem render recreational activities such as throwing, playing tennis, or swinging a golf […]

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Graston Available At Capilano

Graston Available At Capilano

| July 8, 2015 | Reply

If your chronic and stubborn sore spots have not responded satisfactorily to rest and exercise, Graston Technique (GT) soft-tissue mobilization may be a physiotherapy treatment for you.  How Does Graston Work? Graston is a therapy that uses hand-held stainless steel instruments to mobilize restricted soft tissue.  When you strain a tendon or ligament, or have […]

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We Are Now Accepting New Patients

We Are Now Accepting New Patients

| June 3, 2015 | Reply

Capilano Rehab has achieved an outstanding reputation for the treatment of acute and chronic sprains and strains, work and sports injuries, and timely psychological intervention.  We have a highly skilled and experienced professional staff team, with special interests and post-graduate training, and are now accepting new patients in the following programs:   Psychology: Depression,Anxiety, Burnout, […]

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Modern Pain Relief Treatment

Modern Pain Relief Treatment

| March 12, 2015 | Reply

Capilano shops the globe for state-of-the-art non-invasive, non-addictive pain relief treatment equipment.  Capilano’s therapeutic neuro-modulation devices are specifically programmed to target the needs of your injury or condition, both acute and chronic.  Here are some benefits: Non-narcotic Non-invasive Non-addictive Customized treatment protocols Effectively treats pain symptoms Effectively treats stiffness symptoms In addition to managing your […]

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