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Author: Cheryl Witter

What is Manual Therapy?

What is Manual Therapy?

Our Physiotherapists at North End Spine & Sports are very “hands on”. We call ourselves “Manual Therapists”. Manual Therapy is very effective in treating movement dysfunctions in your body that may be causing pain or affecting your mobility in certain sports or activities. Extra post graduate training allows us to use specialized techniques to restore […]

Rake with no ache!

Rake with no ache!

🍁 I love Fall 🍁 Warm sweaters, delicious apples, the popular pumpkin-spiced Latte…and leaves. Lotsa leaves. Raking becomes a part of everyone’s weekend “to-do” list. It can be quite enjoyable, but it also can be tireless work involving repetitive movements of bending, reaching, twisting and lifting. All of these movements done for long periods of […]

Backpack Tips

Backpack Tips

Back to School Time: Backpack Safety The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America warn that wearing a backpack that is too heavy may cause injury. They provide the following tips: Carry no more than 15-20 percent of their body weight. Use both shoulder straps and adjust them to […]