Physical Therapy for Arthritis: What Treatments Are Available?

Almost 1 in 5 Canadians suffer from the effects of arthritis. You may feel the familiar signs yourself. Stiff joints and pain with movements you used to perform with ease. You might feel as though arthritis robs you of performing simple tasks, but there are treatments to help! Advancements in treating arthritis have grown significantly over the […]

How Physiotherapy Can Help Treat a Soft Tissue Injury

Everyone will experience a soft tissue injury at some point in their life. Of course, the severity of these injuries may vary. From simple bruises to torn ligaments, soft tissue injuries are incredibly common. Engaging in sports or strenuous exercise increases your risk for severe soft tissue injury.  No matter how they happen, these injuries have the […]

How Shockwave Therapy Can Provide Fast Treatment For Pain

Chronic pain and injuries are a major disruption to your daily activities. Fortunately, there are many pain treatment options that can alleviate your discomfort. One such treatment is shockwave therapy, which has been in use since the late 1980s. It’s used around the world in orthopedics, podiatry, sports medicine, urology, and physiotherapy. But what is […]

Should I See a Chiropractor for Knee Pain?

Did you know that approximately 25 percent of adults have frequent knee pain? Knee pain can limit function, cause discomfort, and lower your quality of life. There are numerous causes of knee pain and different treatment options, including visiting a chiropractor. Read on to learn more about the causes of the pain you may be experiencing and […]

What is IMS/Dry Needling? A Quick Guide

Have you ever experienced pain originating in the muscles and fascia? When you touch certain trigger or tender points, do your muscle rattles in pain? Nearly everyone experiences this type of pain at some point in life. When myofascial pain becomes chronic, you should be worried. If you have recurrent muscle pain, chances are you have tried […]

How Physiotherapy Care Can Help Treat Pinched Nerves

Throughout the human body, nerves process information and trigger reactions. Nerves ensure we reduce harm to our bodies and help us move.  If you’ve pinched a nerve, the resulting pain can be significant. For pinched nerve relief in Victoria, BC, you’ll want to consider consulting an experienced physiotherapist.  After an initial examination, your physiotherapist will explain […]

Signs Your Back Pain Is Serious

Everyone experiences back pain at some point in their lives. It’s actually quite common, especially for athletes or people who have jobs that require physical labour. However, even though back pain is normal to a certain degree, you shouldn’t take it lightly.  On some occasions, back pain can be a sign of a serious underlying condition. […]

Suffering From Arthritis? These Treatments Can Help

Are you struggling with the pain of arthritis? When the prescription treatments are not doing enough, you need to consider combining treatment with a natural pain management strategy. At Synergy Health Centre, we have several treatment options that may help. Read on to learn more about our arthritis treatment methods.  Symptoms of Arthritis Arthritis is a […]

Should You See a Physiotherapist or Chiropractor for Hip Pain?

Living with chronic pain isn’t something you wished upon yourself. You may be looking for ways to manage your pain but aren’t sure what would be the best step at this point. For hip pain, it can be hard to determine what kind of care is going to be the most beneficial. Should you visit […]

Recover From Auto Accident Injuries Using Physiotherapy

If you were involved in a car accident, complete recovery may take some time. Minor injuries, such as bruises, heal in a few days while more serious ones (such as broken facial bones) may require surgery. Proper rehabilitation after a car accident can have long term benefits in terms of your overall health and mobility. Synergy […]