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As a health care facility, River East Physiotherapy has always taken precautions to prevent spreading infections - such as by sanitizing frequently touched surfaces, diligent hand washing and providing clean linens.  In fact, as regulated health professionals, we are required to follow guidelines by the College of Physiotherapists of Manitoba to prevent the spread of infection and to ensure a safe environment for treating patients.  Here are some examples of what we are doing: Our...
Posted on 2020-05-04
Most of us have been isolating at home, out of concern for ourselves and our community. But it's been almost six weeks!  And many of us are concerned about our health deteriorating during this unusual time.  So how can we stay physically and mentally healthy while at home? We need to make sure we’re protecting ourselves from poor posture, lack of exercise, and social isolation. Working from home Now that many of us are working from home, we need to critically assess our new...
Posted on 2020-04-25
We are sad to announce that our doors will be temporarily closed as of Wednesday, March 18, for a minimum of 14 days.  But we're still here for you!  Our doors may be closed but our ears are open.  Do you have a question for a physio?  Need some guidance on how to manage your condition at home?  Not sure if your injury needs urgent care?  We'll continue our free 15 minute phone consultations with a physio.  And starting next week, we'll be offering t...
Posted on 2020-03-18
We are thrilled to announce that River East Physiotherapy will be offering group exercise classes for people living with Parkinson's Disease.  River East Physiotherapy is partnering with U-Turn Parkinson's, a Parkinson's Wellness Centre in Winnipeg, and Concordia Village to deliver these classes in North Kildonan.  Classes will start on March 5, 2020. “The fundamental part of our new partnership is to support people living with Parkinson’s Disease,” says Andrea Gr...
Posted on 2020-02-05
People often ask what the difference is between acupuncture and dry needling. Both techniques use acupuncture needles, but the treatment method is quite different. In acupuncture, the needles are inserted into specific locations called acupuncture points, which are found along "meridians" (channels of energy) that run throughout the body. In Traditional Chinese Medicine, this flow of energy is considered essential to health. In acupuncture, needles are often stimulated manually (such as by ta...
Posted on 2019-12-10

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