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Acupuncture vs Dry Needling

Acupuncture vs Dry Needling

Acupuncture and dry needling are two effective treatment options to decrease pain and muscle tightness. They are both used to treat a variety of conditions including but not limited to neck and back pain, knee, hip & shoulder injuries, sciatica, tendonitis, headaches and chronically tight muscles. What is Acupuncture? Traditional Chinese Acupuncture stimulates the balance […]

ITB Syndrome

ITB Syndrome

Spring is here and another season of running is about to start.  For experienced runners and those who are just starting, the beginning of the season can be a wakeup call to muscle groups and structures of the legs and hips.  A common season starting problem is pain or discomfort radiating along the side of […]

Golf and Fitness

Golf and Fitness

Spring is here and golf season is at full swing, that is if you have the flexibility for it.  Every year golfers new and experienced hope to improve their handicap.  Some follow a practice makes perfect approach, others can spend money on upgrading their irons and drivers.  But what about a personal upgrade this year?  […]

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

It is officially winter, but that’s not quite what this article is about. A frozen shoulder is a common shoulder dysfunction and this article describes how one comes to acquire it. It has been described as “a chronic inflammatory process involving the capsule of the shoulder causing a thickening and contracture of this structure which […]

Sit Stand Desks

Sit Stand Desks

To Sit or Stand? As the office environment continues to evolve with today’s rapidly changing technology so too is the way we are interacting with it. Sit to stand desks and desktop setups are rapidly being recognized by employees and their employers as beneficial to both parties. According to recent studies employees spent approximately 62% […]

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 […]