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Downtown Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Explains Back Pain

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Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Explains Back Pain Back pain affects four out of five Canadians at some point in their lifetime. Most commonly between the ages of 30-50, with no major differences in stats when comparing those who identify themselves as males or females. The most common mechanisms of injury I see in the clinic, are […]

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Physiotherapy Vancouver, A Clinic’s Story of 2020.

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Our Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Tells its Story from 2020 Well, what a year. Burrard Physiotherapy chose to close its doors a few days before our health authority required all physio and all health care clinics to in March of 2020 as the Covid-19 Pandemic officially entered our community of BC.  It was a tough few months […]

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Downtown Vancouver Anti-gravity Treadmill

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Active Rehabilitation Using an Anti-gravity Treadmill We are one of the very few clinics in British Columbia to be able to offer our client’s the use of a NASA-designed anti-gravity treadmill. This treadmill has played an instrumental role in our client care and has allowed us to get our clients moving towards their goals in […]

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Intramuscular Stimulation Management of Pain

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Intramuscular Stimulation Management of Pain Intramuscular stimulation (IMS), functional dry needling, and acupuncture are all different needling techniques that many physiotherapists have put in their toolkits.  When used appropriately, accompanying an exercise-based treatment regimen, needling techniques can help clients achieve their goals.  IMS is particularly effective in the management of chronic pain and in this […]

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5 Work From Home Tips

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5 Work From Home Tips Burrard Physiotherapy has been open for a couple of months now and our therapists have been back at work, helping our valued patients recover from various injuries sustained throughout the COVID pandemic. Let’s discuss 5 work from home tips. Although our office is open, many of our patients are still […]

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Shockwave Therapy Vancouver

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There are only a few clinics in downtown Vancouver that offer Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) and Burrard Physiotherapy is one of them! What is Shockwave Therapy? Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (or Shockwave Therapy) was originally used in medicine in the 1980s. Initially, the high-focused energies were used to break up kidney stones and gall stones but […]

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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What is pelvic floor dysfunction? A pelvic floor is a group of muscles connecting the pubic bone, coccyx (tail bone), and pelvis. This group of muscles has three functions: 1. Supportive- supports the bladder and urethra, the rectum, and in women, the vagina and uterus, and in men, the prostate. 2. Sphincteric- these muscles help […]

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ACL Tears- What you need to know

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ACL Tears- What you need to know Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Physiotherapy is the service you can trust when rehabilitating your ACL injury.  Today we are going to give you a brief outline of what an ACL injury is and outline how the therapists at Burrard Physiotherapy will help rehab the […]

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Tips for Buying a Used Bike in Vancouver

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Tip for Buying a Used Bike in Vancouver With the summer weather heating up, many more cyclists are taking to the pavement for weekend rides or daily commutes. If you are a new cyclist or just getting back on the saddle after a long sabbatical, this may mean that you are in the market to […]

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