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  • What is it the Achilles tendon? The Achilles tendon is the large cord-like structure at the back of the ankle. It is responsible for transferring the muscle forces generated by the calf, which in turn allows you to roll onto the ball of your foot during walking and running. This tendon can withstand tremendous stress […]

  • Aquatic exercise is one of the best ways to take the load off your joints while enjoying a cardio and strength-building workout. Here are some fun facts: did you know that you weigh 50% less when you stand in waist deep water? Did you know you weigh 90% less when you are submerged in water […]

  • Muscular strength is a muscle’s ability to generate force. The purpose of strength training is to increase muscle and connective tissue size, density, and toughness. Bigger muscles and stronger connective tissues are less prone to injury and aid in long term weight management. Muscle tissue also burns more calories than fat when the body is […]

  • Gabe Ho, Registered Massage Therapist is a graduate of the Royal Canadian College of Massage, McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, and McMaster Advanced Neurofunctional Sports Performance Programs and a member of the College of Massage Therapists. He uses a neurofunctional approach for his massage and acupuncture treatments to identify and correct the underlying causes of dysfunction. […]

  • Balance is something that we often take for granted. If you have ever had a fall, you know that it can happen without warning and can have serious consequences. One in four people that live at home, and are over the age of 65, will fall within the next year. Sixty percent of all falls […]
  • What is sciatica? Sciatica is a term that describes pain radiating along the sciatic nerve which runs from the lower back, down through the buttock, hamstrings, and into the lower leg. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. What are some potential causes of sciatica? There are several anatomical structures in the […]
  • Osteoarthritis sufferers – find relief with physiotherapy Concerns about side effects of taking non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications has left many osteoarthritis sufferers wondering how to manage their pain and disability. Many answers may be found in the Ottawa Panel Guidelines for Therapeutic Exercises and Manual Therapy in the Management of Osteoarthritis. The expert panel developed 13 […]

  • Hot or Cold for Sprains and Strains? Confused about whether to put a hot pack or ice on that injury? You’re not alone – this is a commonly asked question. Cold and heat both have their place in the rehabilitation process. When used correctly, each can help to reduce pain and control swelling and assist […]

  • Michelle Strong, Registered Holistic Nutritionist, is one of our community partners and is our guest author this week. She is the founder of the Strong Nutrition and Weight Loss clinic (www.strongnutritionandweighttloss.com)– a boutique nutrition practice for weight loss and prevention/ management of chronic illness. Her approach is integrative and addresses the emotional connections people have with […]

  • Posture is something we all intuitively know something about, and ideal posture is something we all strive for. But how much do you really understand about what your ideal posture is? Imagine if you were looking at yourself from the side and could draw a line from the top of your head down to the […]

  • Have you ever suffered from knee pain around or under your kneecap (patella)? This may be related to a condition called patellofemoral syndrome. Treatment for this type of knee pain includes exercises to improve the strength of your front thigh muscles (quadriceps). You may have also even had your knee taped, braced or stimulated. However, if […]

  • Gabe Ho, Registered Massage Therapist is a graduate of the Royal Canadian College of Massage, McMaster Contemporary Medical Acupuncture, and McMaster Advanced Neurofunctional Sports Performance Programs and a member of the College of Massage Therapists. He uses a neurofunctional approach for his massage and acupuncture treatments to identify and correct the underlying causes of dysfunction. […]

  • Fixes for some common post-shoveling aches! We’ve all experienced some aches and pains after working hard to clear the snow from our driveways and sidewalks. Here are some physiotherapy stretches you can try to alleviate pain in your shoulders, knees and back. You should not be feel any pain with these exercises. If your pain is being […]

  • After a few years of mild winters, we have returned to winter weather that is truly Canadian! Like all of us, it is likely safe to say that you’ve dusted off your shovels and gotten your snow-moving muscles moving a few times already this season. Here are some tips (from the Canadian Centre of Occupational […]

  • We treat a variety of problems – how can we help you? Physiotherapists can help many people with a variety of ailments. Are you, or someone you know, suffering from: Low back pain Knee pain Neck pain Shoulder pain Arthritis Tension headaches Difficulty with walking Poor balance Pain sustained in an accident Poor physical fitness […]

  • Happy New Year! You’ve made a resolution – it’s time to start a fitness program, as recommended by your physiotherapist and doctor. How do you start? You need to commit to the program – don’t miss a day of your scheduled exercise. And you need support – your family needs to accept this important addition […]

  • If you or someone you know is in need of physiotherapy or massage treatment over the holidays, please don’t hesitate to contact us. We will be open and booking clients on all days except Dec. 25, Dec. 26 and Jan. 1. We can be reached by email at info@eqphysio.com or by phone at 905-599-6478

  • We are very happy to announce we now offer direct insurance billing for our physiotherapy and massage therapy clients at our Oakville clinic! Ask us how you can eliminate paperwork and out-of-pocket expenses!

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In 2010, Paul received his Diploma of Advanced Manual and Manipulative Therapy and became a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy (FCAMPT). He currently assists in the instruction of the post-graduate diploma program of manual physiotherapy organized by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and is a mentor for physiotherapists enrolled in the program.

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