March 27, 2019

Did you know that medication is recommended as a last resort for both acute and chronic low back pain?

Multidisciplinary rehab therapies such as laser therapy (done by our physiotherapists), massage, yoga and mindfulness-based stress reduction should be tried first. Med...

July 16, 2018

1.5 m long (top) and looped (bottom) in 3 strengths each. 
Resistance bands have been found to be just as effective at muscle activation as free weights (Andersen et al., 2010) but they are inexpensive and take up very little room. They are a great tool for working out...

June 20, 2018

Congrats to Shellie, registered massage therapist, on her run this weekend at the #waterfront10k ! Massage therapy has been found to be the most effective tool to reduce delayed onset muscle soreness and perceived fatigue after exercise (Dupuy, et al., 2018). You can b...

June 15, 2018

❓Did you know...❓
Low back pain is the leading cause of disability worldwide.
This month, The Lancet published a series of three papers exploring the issue of low back pain; what low back pain is, how to prevent and treat it, and a call for action.
The short of it...

April 4, 2018

A couple of weeks ago we posted a "How To" for the standard plank. It's such a great isometric exercise and has so many variations that we're following up with a feature on the Side Plank!

The side plank is especially good for targeting your obliques (those muscles on t...

January 29, 2015

February 4th is World Cancer Day.
Forest Hill Physiotherapy will be doing its part that day and will donate all services rendered to Princes Margaret Research to help conquer cancer in our lifetime.
Chris Chmiel is riding across southern Ontario on Jun 13th & 14th to h...

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