Category: physiotherapy

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Grey Cup Celebration

Grey Cup Celebration

| January 14, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre continues to celebrate the Edmonton Eskimo Football Clubs 2015 Grey Cup Victory!  We have been a long-time EE fans and season ticket holders and are so glad that the boys brought the cup back to where it belongs: the City of Champions. For over 20 years, Capilano’s Sports Physiotherapy team has enjoyed […]

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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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Rear-Ended? Whiplash?

Rear-Ended? Whiplash?

| November 17, 2015 | Reply

While there have been tremendous advances in vehicle safety over the past number of years, getting rear-ended by another car or truck while you are stopped at a light or intersection can still cause significant whiplash injuries. What Causes Whiplash? Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in rear-end collisions.  The soft tissues […]

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