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Downtown Vancouver Physiotherapy IMS 

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Downtown Vancouver IMS Therapy Clinic owner Kerry Maxwell gets creative with some fun ideas of how to treat her clients safely with Covid precautions in mind. With the onset of Covid-19 in March of 2020, Burrard Physiotherapy closed its doors for nearly 3 months in order to follow the provincial and federal measures put in […]

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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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What is Shockwave Therapy?

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Shockwave Therapy Explained by a Vancouver Physiotherapist Shockwave therapy is a popular form of treatment, but often it’s hard to find a clinic that carries the correct equipment to perform this technique. What is a shockwave? An acoustic wave meeting with tissue causing overall effects of accelerated tissue repair, cell growth, analgesia, and mobility restoration.  […]

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Downtown Vancouver Physio Offers Advice on Warming-up

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Vancouver Physiotherapy Clinic’s Advice On Warming-up Warming the body up before a workout is beneficial for many reasons; such as revving up your cardiovascular system, raising your body temperature (literally warming your body up), and increasing blood flow in and out of your muscles. Some studies show that warming up may also reduce muscle soreness […]

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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, Injury-free

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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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