Recovering from a Sports Injury with Physiotherapy

Sports injuries, whether recreational or professional, can be extremely painful. These injuries range from broken bones to torn ligaments, and can take weeks or months to heal. Luckily, there are numerous treatments to help you recover and one of the most highly recommended is physiotherapy. Physiotherapy at our clinic in Victoria, BC focuses on whole […]

Answers about spinal surgery

  We have received a lot of question at the clinic regarding a news highlight that aired last week on lumbar spine surgery. While the segment was a powerful testimonial to the potential success of spinal surgery, it is important to understand the clinical decision making process that is used to ensure those who are […]

A Guide to Physiotherapy

  If you have ever struggled to recover from a sports injury or a motor vehicle collision you will surely appreciate the help of a physiotherapist. Thanks to an integrated “circle of care” philosophy, physiotherapy (also known as physical therapy) is a powerful approach to diagnosing and treating a range of injuries and disorders. The […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: It’s About How You Sit

We often think of chiropractic care and physiotherapy as being intended to help people injured in an auto accident or to help athletes improve their performance. However, chiropractic care and physiotherapy can help treat and prevent a very common chronic workplace injury: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a common […]

No-Obligation Pain and Injury Assessment

No-Obligation Pain and Injury Assessment The colder weather has finally arrived and it won’t be long until the shops and malls are bustling with activity and the holidays will be upon us! Get ready for the season and use up your left over 2014 health benefits by getting all your aches and pains assessed and […]

How Your Hips can Affect Your Knees

  Many runners experience knee pain at some point. For runners, knee pain can be caused by everything from poor running attire to physical fitness. It is important to address knee pain in order to diagnose and prevent injury and get back to running as quickly as possible. Sometimes knee pain may not be caused […]

How Chiropractic Care Can Help Transform Your Life

There is often the misconception that back pain is the result of a workplace injury such a lifting a box incorrectly. While it is very easy to get hurt after moving something heavy, there are many other ways to injure your back. An inactive lifestyle can often the cause of back pain. A combination of […]

Recovering From Common Running Injuries

As the summer and fall running season draws to a close, Victoria’s many athletes are turning their attention to figuring out ways to improve their performance for next spring. Many dedicated runners may also be recovering from injuries picked up over a busy race season. Of course, Victoria’s year-round temperate climate means there really is […]

What Should I do? Tips for Managing Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Blues Got You Down?  Here Are Some Tips To Make This Your Brightest Winter Ever! Tamara Dalrymple, M.A., a Registered Clinical Counsellor with Synergy Health. Depression with a Seasonal Pattern (formerly known as Seasonal Affective Disorder or SAD) is a form of depression that presents at certain times of year and accounts for roughly […]

Whiplash Treatment at Synergy Health Clinic

With summer behind us, and the winter rains beginning almost as if on schedule, there will likely be more auto collisions as motorists have to deal with darkened slippery streets. And one injury we have all come to associate with car accidents is whiplash. Many of us have heard of the term whiplash, but only […]