Physiotherapy

How Can Electrotherapy Help Stroke Patients?

Electrical stimulation therapy—otherwise known as electrotherapy—involves attaching electrodes to the skin over a muscle. Once activated, it sends an electrical current through the muscle, causing it to contract repeatedly. This simulates using the muscle over and over to help re-educate the brain by building new neural pathways. This takes advantage of a principle called neuroplasticity:[…]

Physiotherapy’s Role When it Comes to Chronic Pain

If you suffer from chronic pain, then you know how debilitating it can be. You’re always on the lookout for a solution, and it can be tiresome and exhausting. Chronic pain is categorized as pain that lasts for three months or longer. There are different ways in which chronic pain presents itself, which include heightened[…]

Physiotherapy Important For Women Treated for Breast Cancer

If you’re a woman living beyond a breast cancer diagnosis, it’s important to think about the next steps because the reality is that treatments are harsh and may have side effects that can prevent you from completing your daily routine and activities. In many cases, the side effects can develop years after the diagnosis, but[…]