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Using Your TENS Machine at Home? Five Things You Need to Know

Using Your TENS Machine at Home?  Five Things You Need to Know
Do you use a TENS machine to use at home?  Owning a TENS machine is more and more common, given the power of TENS to relieve pain.  Having a TENS machine at home means you have one more drug-free pain relief technique to use between physiotherapy treatment sessions.  Our physiotherapists at River East Physiotherapy often incorporate TENS into their patients’ treatment plans, and they have extensive experience identifying which patients could benefit from TENS, what sett...
Posted on 2023-02-02

Staying Active During the Holidays

Staying Active During the Holidays
Photo by Lorie Shaull via Flickr When you think about the holiday season, most likely images of beautifully decorated christmas trees, extravagant dinners or a jolly man in a bright red suit will come to mind. Staying active during the holidays is not something that gets prioritized often, but it should be! Our bodies need movement in order to stay feeling our best! To help you out, we have put together our Top 5 list of fun activities to keep you moving during this festive t...
Posted on 2022-12-21

Career Spotlight: Medical Office Assistant

Career Spotlight: Medical Office Assistant
At River East Physiotherapy, one of our strongest values is teamwork - we just couldn't provide a great patient experience without working well as a team.  Our physiotherapists and massage therapists depend heavily on our "support staff," meaning our: Physiotherapy Assistants, Receptionists, Administrative Physiotherapy Assistants, and Clinic Manager.   Our support staff are responsible for a huge part of our patients' experience.  For instance, they answer phone...
Posted on 2022-11-29

Top 5 Reasons to See a Physiotherapist

Top 5 Reasons to See a Physiotherapist
There are many different types of therapists out there.  And to be honest, physiotherapists haven’t done a great job explaining to the public what the physiotherapy profession does.  This blog post clarifies what physiotherapists do, and names the top five reasons you should see a physiotherapist: 1) You’re in Pain. Popping a pill can sometimes relieve pain, but it’s rarely the only option.  Physiotherapists specialize in drug-free pain relief.  We have ...
Posted on 2022-02-21

Swimming Injuries - How Physiotherapy Can Help

Swimming Injuries - How Physiotherapy Can Help
The Olympics are on!  Watching olympic athletes often inspires our clients to try new sports, such as swimming.  Swimming is an excellent form of relaxation, and people of all age groups and physical abilities can enjoy it.  In fact, our physiotherapists frequently recommend swimming as an exercise that has low impact on joints. Despite the low-impact nature of swimming, however, injuries can still occur.  Swimming requires adequate flexibility, strength and cardiovascular f...
Posted on 2022-02-03
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