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Knee OA Exercises – Part 2- Physiotherapy Kitchener, Waterloo


Knee OA Exercises – Part 2 Pillow Squeeze This move helps strengthen the inside of your legs to help support your knees. Lie on your back, both knees bent. Place a pillow between the knees. Squeeze your knees together, squishing the pillow between them. Hold for 5 seconds. Relax. Do two sets of 10 repetitions. Switch […]

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Knee OA Exercises – Part 1- Physiotherapy Kitchener, Waterloo


Knee OA Exercises – Part 1 Hamstring Stretch Stretching keeps you flexible and improves your range of motion, or how far you can move your joints in certain directions. It also helps you lower your odds of pain and injuries. Always warm up with a 5-minute walk first. Lie down when you’re ready to stretch […]

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Treat Osteoarthritis with Exercise- Part 2-Physiotherapy Kitchener- Waterloo


Treat Osteoarthritis with Exercise- Part 2 Osteoarthritis Risk Factors Researchers reviewed 46 studies on risk factors for osteoarthritis of the knee and found that being overweight was associated with 28.8 percent of cases, and having a previous knee injury was associated with 5.1 percent of the cases. Vigorous exercise was not associated with knee osteoarthritis […]

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Treat Osteoarthritis with Exercise- Part 1- Physiotherapy Kitchener- Waterloo


Treat Osteoarthritis with Exercise- Part 1 Osteoarthritis means that you have pain in a joint and your doctor does not know the cause. Your blood tests for the known causes of joint pain are all normal, so you do not have an immune disease such as rheumatoid arthritis or gout. Your X-rays may show broken […]

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14 Tips for Relieving Your Back Pain- Part 2- Active Wellness Physiotherapy Kitchener- Waterloo


14 Tips for Relieving Your Back Pain- Part 2 1)    Ice and Heat to Ease Back Pain Regular applications of ice to the painful areas on your back may help reduce pain and inflammation from an injury. Try this several times a day for up to 20 minutes each time. Wrap the ice pack in […]

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Managing Chronic Back Pain- Physiotherapy-Kitchener, Waterloo


Managing Chronic and Recurring Pain 14 Tips for Relieving Your Back Pain- Part 1 Sleep Better for Back Pain Relief When you have back pain, sleeping can be hard. It can be a vicious cycle because when you don’t get enough sleep, your back pain may feel worse. A poor sleep position can also aggravate […]

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