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Let’s Talk Sciatic Nerve Pain
Posted on: February 11th, 2019 by Resolve Physio

Do you suffer from lower limb numbness, tingling, burning, or sharp shooting pain past the knee?  Sciatic nerve pain can happen for a number of reasons but some of the most common culprits include deconditioned core musculature and tight glutes.  According to the physiotherapists here at Resolve Physio and Wellness, activity is often the best […]

COLD OUTSIDE? LET’S WARM UP!
Posted on: January 23rd, 2019 by Resolve Physio

Edmonton is a winter city. We have many different options for activity during the cold winter months, including walking/running the river valley system, fat biking, skating, and skiing and snowboarding. Warming up for outdoor activity is an important part of the routine. A dynamic warmup can help to increase heart rate, blood flow, warm up […]

Workspace Ergonomics
Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by Resolve Physio

Does your job require you to sit at a desk all day? Does sitting at your desk give you neck, shoulder, back or wrist pain? At Resolve Physio and Wellness in Southwest Edmonton, we’re happy to give you a few tips on how to use ergonomics to adjust your workspace to properly suit you and […]

Is Acupuncture Right for You?
Posted on: March 13th, 2018 by Resolve Physio

Although acupuncture has been around for thousands of years, for many people it is a new and unfamiliar form of medicine. Acupuncture is probably best known for addressing pain-related concerns, and increasingly in the past few years, for the treatment of infertility. In addition, acupuncture is beneficial in the treatment of many other concerns, including […]

How Acupuncture Treats Chronic Pain
Posted on: January 17th, 2017 by Resolve Physio

When people think of acupuncture they often think of a friend who used it for a knee injury or an aching back. Although acupuncture has many applications, pain control is one of its most popular uses. The exact mechanism of how it reduces pain is unknown. However, emerging studies are showing us more precisely what […]

Snow Shovelling
Posted on: January 9th, 2017 by Resolve Physio

Snow shovelling. A Canadian right of passage? Canada’s unofficial winter sport? Love it or hate it, nearly all of us (usually begrudgingly) have picked up a shovel at one point to move the white stuff off our sidewalks and driveways. As a form of physical activity, snow shovelling places considerable demand on the body’s cardiovascular […]

I Pee When I Jump… I Pee All The Time
Posted on: December 14th, 2016 by Resolve Physio

Women commonly come into the clinic telling me about how they pee when the run, do jumping jacks, or when they sneeze, and say “but I’ve had children, so it’s normal”, or “I’ve always leaked a little with activity”.  Or, women come into the clinic and tell me about how they pee every hour or […]

Resolve Physio and Wellness is Helping the #YEG Foodbank!
Posted on: November 30th, 2016 by Resolve Physio

From Dec 1-20 2016, Resolve Physio and Wellness is donating $25.00 from every 1 hour massage provided during this period to the #YEG foodbank!  Call 780 395 9170 to book your appointment. We are also accepting food donations during this period.  The most needed items are: Beans with or without pork Canned meat Canned fish […]

Fruit: to eat or not to eat?
Posted on: October 12th, 2016 by Resolve Physio

Lately, fruit has been on the ‘Don’t eat list’. Many diet books have raised concern that the sugar and carbohydrate in fruit can prevent weight loss or even make you fat. So is this true? It may be true if fruits are ingested in excessive amounts. For example, ingesting a dozen apples provides 1140 Calories! […]

Why You Need a Movement Screen
Posted on: September 28th, 2016 by Resolve Physio

“Athletes who move better have the potential to improve over athletes that have a movement screen that is poor or shows significant asymmetries” – Todd Arnold Do you move properly? Could you be performing better? How do you know? How can you find out? Qualified therapists can efficiently assess movement to identify dysfunction and asymmetries […]

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