Pediatric Physiotherapy and Developmental Coordination Disorder by Emma Ashworth, Registered Physiotherapist What is Developmental Coordination disorder? Developmental coordination disorder, often referred to as ‘DCD’, is a motor skills disorder that affects approximately 5-6% of all school-aged children. DCD is a
Physiotherapy for stroke recovery. A stroke occurs when blood flow to an area of the brain is restricted depriving the cells of oxygen. When the brain is deprived of oxygen, after about 3 to 4 minutes brain cells start to
Physiotherapy is the treatment of disease, injury, or disability using physical methods instead of medication or surgery. Methods used in physiotherapy include massages, heat treatment, and exercises. Here are some of the benefits of mobile physiotherapy: 1. Improves mobility If
A physiotherapy is a form of treatment that is aimed at helping people who have limited mobility and/or pain as a result of injury, illness or disability to regain movement and function. Traditionally, this treatment is conducted in an office,
Justin Chipperfield, Founder of Chipperfield Physiotherapy, recently chatted with BC Physio Magazine about his Mobile Rehabilitation team, how they got started, and their areas of expertise. Read the article below or at BC Physio Magazine.
If you’re suffering from a chronic condition or have had recent surgery or injury, consider working with an Occupational therapist as part of your recovery plan. Occupational Therapists are health care professionals who specialize in rehabilitation techniques related to performing
4 Tips to Reduce the Healing Time of Muscle Sprains and Minimize the Risk of Further or Re-Injury A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments are tissues that connect bones at a joint. A sprain occurs when trauma
Recreational Injuries According to Stats Canada, British Columbians are the most physically active Canadians, who love a lifestyle in the great outdoors. But all that active fun can sometimes lead to injuries. Physiotherapists are experts in treating — and preventing