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April is Neck & Back Month!

April is Neck & Back Month!

Posted Apr 5, 2013 by

Posted In: Ask the Physiotherapist, Back Pain, baseball, Clinic News, Contests, Ergonomics, foot pain, Golfing, Health & Wellness, Leg Injury, Local News, Manual Therapy, Neck Pain, Nutrition, Osteoporosis, Patient Study, Physiotherapist Advice, Physiotherapy, Running, Services, Shoulder Injury, Soccer, Sports, Sports Injury, Sprains, TPI Assessment,

Neck & Back Physiotherapy Vancouver

This month PABC and Main Street Physiotherapy Clinic will focus on how to prevent / improve common neck & back injuries.

Back pain affects 80% of people at some point in their lives. And, back and neck pain are among the most widespread reasons patients seek physiotherapy. Back pain can range from a dull, constant ache to a sudden, sharp pain, and can be acute or chronic. Neck pain, which is closely associated with back pain, occurs when muscles are strained from poor posture or injury, or when joints are worn or nerves are compressed. Both conditions can be debilitating and effect a patient’s physical and mental well being.

As a National Team Athlete I had a serious injury and was sidelined for over a year. After seeing the Sports Med doctors at UBC they recommended I see Aart. I spent over a year working with Aart and his team. I was very thankful for meeting the team at Main Street Physio as they helped me recover back to 100% and return to playing at the international level. I continue to see Aart who helps me stay healthy and keeps me in the game! I recommend this clinic and the team of professionals who help make it a great place, to anyone who is looking for any physiotherapy needs!

~ H. Virdi. Read More