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Teaming Up For A Cause

Teaming Up For A Cause

Absolute Rehab Centre and Livewell Health and Physiotherapy are teaming up to raise funds for KidsAbility™.

Tue, Apr 10 2018

Senior Physiotherapy at Absolute Rehab Centre

The Need for Senior Physiotherapy

When people think of physiotherapy, they sometimes relate it to injury recovery or for people that are getting their bodies back in motion from an illness or disease. But what a lot of the general public may not consider is how much seniors can benefit from physiotherapy and related treatments.

Wed, Mar 14 2018

Physiotherapy and rehabilitation for cancer patients recovery

Physiotherapy and Helping Cancer Patients Recover

At Absolute Rehab, we can help Cancer Patients and Cancer Survivors with Physiotherapy to help make moving, easier. Physiotherapy and keeping active has been researched and proven effective in helping those with Cancer to stay moving, regain their independence, and live life as normally as possible.

Tue, Feb 20 2018

Waterloo Physiotherapy and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation

Physiotherapy and Cardiovascular Rehabilitation for Heart Health

Physiotherapy for Heart Disease can help those at risk and those who are managing their heart disease, work with their body to improve their heart's function. 

Tue, Feb 13 2018

Physiotherapy Winter Tips

Winter and Your Body: Waterloo Physiotherapy Advice

At Absolute Rehab Centre, we see a variety of patients each Winter that seek treatments for their Winter Injuries and Physical conditions. Before you need restorative action, get your body prepared for the conditions out there and take the necessary precautions to avoid injuries.

Wed, Jan 17 2018

Lower Back Pain Shoveling Snow

Lower Back Pain, Injuries and Shoveling Snow Safely

 ‘Tis the season for lower back pain when shoveling the snow. But it doesn’t have to be!

At Absolute Rehab Centre, we see a variety of patients each year with constant lower back pain due to shoveling the snow, or have instigated new lower back pain and back problems as a result of shoveling techniques. This year, we want to help our patients shovel snow safely to avoid any back pain and back problems, injuries and spinal compression.

Thu, Dec 21 2017

Motor Vehicle Accident Rehabilitation Physiotherapy

Motor Vehicle Accident Rehabilitation, Whiplash and Therapy

At Absolute Rehab Centre, our Physiotherapists, Chiropractors, Massage Therapists and even Acupuncturists, have experience treating patients with motor vehicle accident injuries, whether they need minor rehabilitation or intensive rehabilitation.

So what should you do if you are in a motor vehicle accident and are injured?

Fri, Nov 24 2017

Combat Stress Absolute Rehab

Combat Stress: Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy and Acupuncture

Stress is both a psychological and physiological response, and many of the outcomes of stress result in physical pain and poor health. At Absolute Rehab Centre, we see the effects of stress in our patients, especially when they come in with pain not triggered by an injury or condition. Learn about how you can be aware of your body’s stress and ways to cope with stress with Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy and Acupuncture.

Wed, Nov 01 2017

Home Physiotherapy Lower Back Pain

Home Physiotherapy Exercises for Lower Back Pain

When patients book in for Physiotherapy Treatment at Absolute Rehab, they not only receive physiotherapy treatment at our rehab centre, but they are also given home exercises to accompany the treatments.

Wed, Oct 25 2017

Concussion Management Treatment Advice

Our Physiotherapists in Waterloo help patients to heal and resume normal functioning through concussion management.

Wed, Oct 18 2017

prevent back pain raking leaves

Prevent Back Pain When Raking Leaves

When the end of summer arrives and the leaves begin to fall, homeowners are faced with the task of raking the fallen leaves. Patients who come in for Physiotherapy in Waterloo are often curious as to how they can prevent back pain when raking leaves. The Absolute Rehab team has put together some helpful tips to prevent lower back pain and general back pain when raking leaves this Fall.

Wed, Oct 11 2017

Children Custom Orthotics Absolute Rehab Centre

Does My Child Need Custom Orthotics?

 As your child’s feet grow you may find yourself on a few shopping trips for shoes. During the developmental stages, you may also find that your child has a few foot and leg related issues such as flat feet, trouble balancing, knee pain, lower back pain and leg pain. At Absolute Rehab, we know that it’s not uncommon for children to need over-the-counter orthotics, or more advisably, custom orthotics, to help when these problems arise.

Thu, Sep 28 2017

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: Office Woes and Gamer No's!

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is one of the most common wrist and hand injuries today. We see this injury in office workers, gamers and students alike because of their posture while being at the computer. Here’s what to look out for and how get pain treatment for CTS.

Wed, Sep 13 2017

Avoid Lower Backpain Backpacks

Going Back To School? Avoid Lower Backpain and Injuries

Lower Backpain and injuries that come from carrying backpacks and workbags are a common thing we see at Absolute Rehab. With September just around the corner, many children, teens and young adults will be headed back to school. Before the textbooks and school materials pile up, it’s important to discuss and practice good backpack habits. 

Wed, Aug 30 2017

Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain Absolute Rehab

Acupuncture for Lower Back Pain Treatments

Acupuncture can be used to treat a variety of health concerns including lower back pain and general back pain. As an alternative approach to healing and pain treatment, or in conjunction with Chiropractic Treatments or Massage Therapy, Acupuncture is available at Absolute Rehab Centre for our patients.

Mon, Jul 31 2017

Massage Therapy Pain Treatment Absolute Rehab

Benefits of Massage Therapy For Pain Treatment and More

Massage Therapy isn’t just something you sign up for on deluxe vacations. Having Massage Therapy treatments can improve your every day life and provide health benefits for various conditions and concerns.

Thu, Jun 29 2017

Custom Orthotics for Lower Back Pain

Combat Lower Back Pain with Custom Orthotics

Well, the groups of bones in your feet are connected to a few other bones and tissues along the way, but your feet are important when it comes to dealing with lower back pain.

Wed, May 24 2017

Fit Body, Sharp Mind

Mon, Mar 20 2017

Good Posture, Better Mood?

Mon, Mar 06 2017

Step to It!

Wed, Feb 22 2017

Running Prep Blog

Thu, Jan 05 2017

What do Physiotherapists do?

Thu, Dec 22 2016

4 Myths About Back Pain

Wed, Nov 23 2016

Healthy Harvest: 6 Ways to Stay Active This Fall

Prepare meals using local, fresh produce, adjust workout wardrobe to suit temperature decrease, reboot your immune system and more.

Wed, Sep 07 2016

Staying in shape this summer

If you are looking to keep in shape this summer here is a short, no-nonsense workout that will keep you looking and feeling your best.

Wed, Jul 20 2016

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5 Ways To Beat A Cold Naturally

Tips and trick to naturally beat a cold ...

Wed, Apr 06 2016

Are You Injuring Yourself Without Knowing It?

Repetitive strain injuries can lead to limitations in recreational activities or hobbies which can ultimately lead to diminished mental health.

Tue, Mar 15 2016

Prevent Winter Sports-Related Injuries

Surviving the Canadian Winter: How to Prevent Winter Sports-Related Injuries

Whatever your chosen sport, here's a few simple changes you can make to your routine to prevent injury this winter.

Tue, Jan 12 2016

What L'Esprit De Corps Pilates Studio Will Do For You

Here is a list of five good reasons to get started with Pilates

Tue, Jan 12 2016

Eat Better

Anti-Inflammatory Diet

Try to eat organically grown foods as they reportedly have 2-5x more nutrients and it will decrease exposure to pesticides.

Tue, Jan 12 2016

Stroke

How Physiotherapy Can Help Reduce Your Risk of Stroke

Strokes are caused by a blockage preventing blood from flowing to the brain and currently one of the leading causes of death and disability in Ontario.

Mon, Jan 11 2016

Winter Activities: The Dangers of Shoveling Snow

Shoveling snow is one of the most strenuous and dangerous winter activities. Risk prevention tips from Absolute Rehab Centre.

Mon, Jan 11 2016