Tag: 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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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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Golfer’s Elbow? Recover Faster with Graston

Golfer’s Elbow? Recover Faster with Graston

| March 15, 2013 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre uses Graston® Technique to treat nagging soft tissue injuries. Graston® Technique (GT) provides patients with an improved diagnostic and treatment technique for many challenging musculoskeletal conditions.

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Shockwave for Jumper’s Knee

Shockwave for Jumper’s Knee

| March 7, 2013 | Reply

Radial Shockwave Therapy is an effective treatment option for Jumper’s Knee when other interventions have not been satisfactory.

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Living Without Back Pain

Living Without Back Pain

| September 18, 2012 | Reply

Spinal Decompression Physiotherapy Imagine finally living without back pain.  Imagine being able to golf, play racquet sports and rec hockey without dreading getting out of bed the next morning.  Spinal Decompression Therapy (DTS) is a new physical therapy innovation for nagging back pain. Capilano Rehab Centre physiotherapy clinic in Edmonton is thrilled to offer this […]

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Radial Shockwave for Chronic Hamstring Strain

Radial Shockwave for Chronic Hamstring Strain

| August 7, 2012 | Reply

Radial Shockwave for Chronic Hamstring Strain Chronic hamstring strain can put a damper on walking, running, and even bending over to pick stuff off the floor. Chronic hamstring tendinopathy is often an overuse syndrome that is typically managed by non-operative methods, such as rest, ice, stretching, and strengthening. However, if self-treatment does not help, Radial […]

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Medical Acupuncture for Back Pain

Medical Acupuncture for Back Pain

| May 4, 2012 | Reply

What is old is new again! Acupuncture is an ancient health treatment approach that is making a remarkable comeback in our modern times.

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Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

| April 25, 2012 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre has been a recognized provider of Radial Shockwave Therapy (RSWT) for almost 10 years. We were one of the original rehabilitation medicine groups in Western Canada to offer RSWT and have successfully helped hundreds of patients find relief from chronic heel, elbow, shoulder, knee and hip pain.

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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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