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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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IMS and Jaw Pain

IMS and Jaw Pain

| August 30, 2013 | Reply

If you are experiencing TMJ or jaw pain, you may be a candidate for intramuscular stimulation (IMS).  IMS is a fast and effective way to treat your jaw pain.  What causes the pain?  TMJ pain occurs as a result of problems with the jaw joint and surrounding facial muscles that control chewing and moving your […]

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Team 1260 Live at Capilano Rehab

Team 1260 Live at Capilano Rehab

| July 27, 2012 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre was the proud host of the Team 1260 Jason Gregor Show Live on location this past week. Jason’s special guests included Minnesota Wild forward, Matt Kassian, and Edmonton Oiler defenseman, Taylor Fedun.  In addition to signing autographs and having pictures taken with friends, clients, and staff of Capilano Rehab, both Matt and […]

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Making Pain Right when Nerves Go Wrong

Making Pain Right when Nerves Go Wrong

| April 29, 2011 | 1 Reply

Many medical practitioners are perplexed by pain that shows no sign of tissue damage or inflammation. This type of pain, known as neuropathic pain, typically occurs when nerves malfunction following an injury. The result is pain even when extensive medical tests show there is “nothing wrong”.

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