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Headache Management and Pain

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Headache management and pain management These are areas where a physiotherapist can help you. Headaches can be caused by many things that sometimes you need someone else’s help to point out. If you are someone who experiences headaches or pain on a day-to-day basis, it is important to take a look at a few areas. […]

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Musculoskeletal Conditions

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Vancouver Musculoskeletal Conditions What exactly is a Musculoskeletal (MSK) condition? An MSK condition is an injury, niggle, or ailment that affects the soft tissues (joint, ligament, tendon, muscle, fascia ) or bones in your body. These issues could stem from an injury or a wear and tear process over time in the body. And this […]

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Quick List of our Staff and their areas of Specialty.

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Physiotherapists and their Specialties Kerry Maxwell • Part A – Advanced Orthopaedic Certification *RCAMT • CGIMS (Intra-muscular Stimulation), 2004 • Biofeedback using RTU – real time ultrasound • Chronic Pain • Core Stabilization • Manual Therapy • Exercise Therapy • Languages Spoken: English Lynda Lawrence • Pelvic health- Incontinence, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, Vaginal/Rectal/Pelvic Pain, Men […]

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Progressive Physiotherapy

Progressive Physiotherapy in Vancouver  What is Progressive Physiotherapy? We asked a Vancouver company that is well-versed in treating various clients with various issues. The word progressive can take two meanings in this context; one, being continuing to accelerate forward, and two, using advanced techniques beyond the normal. At Burrard Physiotherapy, both these meanings apply to […]

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Pilates in Vancouver

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Looking for Pilates in Vancouver? Burrard Physiotherapy is pleased to introduce the option of private or duet Pilates classes with our very own Carly Russell, located in downtown Vancouver. Carly has been a physiotherapy assistant for over 10 years. After taking a keen liking to anatomy and movement analysis, she pursued Yoga teaching. Now Carly […]

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Neck and Low Back Pain

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Can Physiotherapy Help With Neck and Low Back Pain? There are 3 types of neck and low back pain, Acute subacute and chronic.  Acute back and neck pain is defined as a quick onset of pain, and the first few days- 2 weeks after this onset of pain. The pain can come on spontaneously or […]

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Vancouver Physiotherapist TKR

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Meet Kerry, local Vancouver Physiotherapist Clinic owner, Physio, and recent TKR surgery candidate. Total knee Replacement (TKR) Personal Blog: By Kerry Maxwell (Vancouver Physiotherapist) So I went into this TKR surgery as a Vancouver Physiotherapist and as an ‘only option’ to improving the function of my right knee. For those who don’t know me, I […]

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Van Sports Physio

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Top 5 Things to Expect with a Vansportsphysio Did you know Burrard Physiotherapy, also provides vansports physio services and IMS treatment?  We do! So, let’s take a look at the top 5 Van Sports Physio services we offer here at Burrard Physiotherapy. Firstly,    IMS treatment: IMS or muscular stimulation is a form of treatment […]

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Sports Massage Therapy Vancouver

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Sports Massage Therapists Sports massage therapy Vancouver is a trending topic these days. But what is the difference between sports massage therapy and regular massage therapy? For starters, sports massage therapy often focuses on a specific area of injury or need. Let’s say you are recovering from a hamstring tear. And you are finding your […]

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IMS Vancouver

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What is IMS Vancouver? IMS or Intramuscular Stimulation is the use of an acupuncture needle to relieve pressure/pain in a muscle. Ultimately, this will loosen the muscle to help change the course of pain in the muscle. We have many qualified physios at Burrard Physio who can perform IMS in Vancouver.  A tight painful muscle […]

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