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Physiotherapy Fact Sheets and Important Links

physiotherapy fact sheets - young woman with laptopPhysiotherapy Fact Sheets and Important Links

Please visit these sites for more information about physiotherapy:

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Physiotherapy Fact Sheets

Below is a selection of fact sheets created by the Canadian Physiotherapy Association to help you get mobile and stay mobile.

All documents are in  Adobe (PDF) format. Get the
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  • Back Pain
    Did you know that 70 percent of back problems begin during routine daily activities? Learn how to prevent an aching back.
  • S.M.A.R.T Running
    If you are thinking of taking up running for health and fitness, read these guidelines and do it the SMART way!
  • S.M.A.R.T Walking
    Helpful hints for stretching, choosing walking gear and when to talk to a Physiotherapist.
  • Osteoporosis
    Osteoporosis is a condition that results in loss bone mass and weakening of the bones, increasing the risk of fractures, such as a broken hip, crushed vertebrae, or fractured wrist.
  • Osteoarthritis
    Overuse, excess weight, poor posture and the passage of time can cause wear and tear on your joints that leads to osteoarthritis.  Learn how physiotherapy can help.