Understanding Dry Needling

Physiotherapy and Understanding Dry Needling You may have heard a friend or family member talking about dry needling as part of their care. This treatment technique began in the early 1980’s but has become popular as part of a physiotherapy treatment plan over the past 15-20 years. Dry needling is an invasive technique where fine…

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SHOCKWAVE THERAPY Progress Physiotherapy in Kingston Ontario, Canada

ShockWave Therapy

A BREAKTHROUGH IN MUSCULOSKELETAL INJURIES Physiotherapists have been incorporating physical modalities in their practice for decades. Ultrasound, TENS, Laser, and Interferential Current (IFC) are common in clinics across Canada. The truth is the evidence to support the effectiveness of these devices has always been lacking. Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) has been a game changer in…

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Vertigo, Balance, & Dizziness

Vertigo, Balance, & Dizziness Vestibular rehabilitation Signs & Symptoms Vertigo (room spinning) Dizziness Imbalance and disequilibrium Nystagmus (involuntary eye movements) Compromised gaze stability What is BPPV? Crystals in the inner ear have become displaced from their usual position in the utricle and rest where they are not supposed to in the semicircular canals. This leads…

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