Physiotherapy Vancouver, A Clinic’s Story of 2020.

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Our Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic Tells its Story from 2020 Well, what a year. Burrard Physiotherapy chose to close its doors a few days before our health authority required all physio and all health care clinics to in March of 2020 as the Covid-19 Pandemic officially entered our community of BC.  It was a tough few months […]

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Downtown Vancouver Anti-gravity Treadmill

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Active Rehabilitation Using an Anti-gravity Treadmill We are one of the very few clinics in British Columbia to be able to offer our client’s the use of a NASA-designed anti-gravity treadmill. This treadmill has played an instrumental role in our client care and has allowed us to get our clients moving towards their goals in […]

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Intramuscular Stimulation: a Powerful Tool in the Management of Pain

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Intramuscular Stimulation and how it can Help Manage  Pain Intramuscular stimulation (IMS), functional dry needling and acupuncture are all different needling techniques that many physiotherapists have put in their toolkit.  When used appropriately, accompanying an exercise-based treatment regimen, needling techniques can help clients achieve their goals.  IMS is particularly effective in the management of chronic […]

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5 Physio Tips to Help you Work From Home

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5 Tips to Help you Work Better From Home Burrard Physiotherapy has been open for a couple of months now and our therapists have been back at work, helping our valued patients recover from various injuries sustained throughout the COVID pandemic.   Although our office is open, many of our patients are still working from home.  […]

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Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic’s Sports Physio Alice Podmore: Podcast

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Vancouver Sports Physiotherapist Alice Podmore In this week’s episode we chat with Alice Podmore, Burrard Physio’s only certified Sport Physiotherapist. Alice chats to us about her experience working with athletes across a variety of sports.  She talks about her love for sport and gives us an in depth look at some of the concussion testing […]

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Sending Shockwaves To Promote Healing

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There are only a few clinics in downtown Vancouver that offer Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT) and Burrard Physiotherapy is one of them! What is Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy? Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (or Shockwave Therapy) was originally used in medicine in the 1980s.  Initially the high focused energies were used to break up kidney stones and gall […]

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Burrard Physios At Work Ep.1

In this week’s episode, our first ever podcast, we sat down with our own Thomas Zhou! Thomas is the physiotherapist who does Bike Fits at Burrard.  We talk a little bit about Thomas’ background, who a bike fit is appropriate for, and an overview of a bike fit session. Enjoy!  If you have any feedback […]

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Getting to the bottom of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

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What is pelvic floor dysfunction? The pelvic floor is a group of muscles connecting the pubic bone, coccyx (tail bone) and the pelvis. This group of muscles has three functions: 1. Supportive- supports the bladder and urethra, the rectum and in women, the vagina and uterus and in men, the prostate. 2. Sphincteric- these muscles […]

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Right down to the core…

Injury prevention comes from proper preparation prior to activity.  That preparation should include balanced power and flexibility in the limbs coupled with a well controlled trunk. Stabilizing the trunk and pelvis provides a solid grounding to generate power from the limbs and safely load the spine.  Today we are going to look at the “core”: […]

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ACL Tears- What you need to know

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Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Physiotherapy is the service you can trust when rehabilitating your ACL injury.  Today we are going to give you a brief outline of what an ACL injury is and outline how the therapists at Burrard Physiotherapy will help rehab the injury.   Definition  An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) […]

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