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Physiotherapy, Acupuncture, Personal Training covered by Health Benefits


Do you have neck or back pain? Need a physiotherapist? Personal trainer? Relaxation and Stress relief sessions? Acupuncture? Custom orthotics?  We’ve got you covered in your neighbourhood. All services are covered by Extended Health Benefits. www.activewellness.ca  info@activewellness.ca  

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Fall Time Tune Up


It is now the fall and summer holidays are over. Here is hoping that you have been taking good care of yourself. Please contact the clinic if you need a little tune up or TLC. Please note that we have moved- but we are very close to our previous location. We are situated near Laurel […]

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NSAIDs May Prevent Benefits of Lifting Weights- physiotherapy Kitchener-Waterloo


NSAIDs May Prevent Benefits of Lifting Weights Exercising against resistance strengthens muscles and bones, but taking non-steroidal pain medicines such as ibuprofen after lifting weights may prevent bones from becoming stronger (Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, April 2017;49(4):633–640). Aging weakens bones to increase risk for osteoporosis and bone fractures. The most effective way […]

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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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