Common Sports Injuries

Common Sports Injuries Oakridge Physiotherapy Centre specializes in providing treatment for an array of common sports injuries. We understand how even common sports injuries can have a dramatic impact on your everyday life and your sports career, so our physiotherapy experts are available to provide comprehensive treatment so you’ll be feeling fit and fabulous in …

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The Role of Acupuncture in Physiotherapy

The Role of Acupuncture in Physiotherapy The Who Acupuncture involves the insertion of fine needles through the skin and tissue over various areas on the body.  Traditional Chinese Medicine has used acupuncture as a form of treatment for various conditions based on empirical evidence over centuries of observation.  In “classical acupuncture”, the premise is bodily …

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To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

To Stretch or Not to Stretch? The Problem Up until around 10 years ago, most people stretched before workouts by holding a position without moving until it was uncomfortable.  It was believed that stretching would lengthen muscles and improve physical performance.  Then studies started to pop up that demonstrated that pre-exercise stretching actually decreased athletic …

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How to Get Rid of that Nagging Pain? How about Augmented Soft Tissue Manipulation?

How to Get Rid of that Nagging Pain? How about Augmented Soft Tissue Manipulation?   The Who What is ASTYM? ASTYM is short for Augmented Soft Tissue Manipulation.  It involves running a set of tools on the surface of the body to help stimulate healing in patients with chronic tendon disorders and problematic soft tissue …

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Post-Surgery Rehabilitation

Post-Surgery Rehabilitation The Problem A major injury or surgery can halt our regular exercise regime and curb our motivation to keep up with regular exercises. Worried we’re going to make the injury worse, an increase in pain, and unsure of what’s safe to continue with, most of us stop exercising altogether and wait for the …

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