Physiotherapy Fact Sheets and Important Links
Please visit these sites for more information about physiotherapy:
- Canadian Physiotherapy Association
- Nova Scotia College of Physiotherapy
- Worker's Compensation Board of Nova Scotia
Did you know you have the right to attend physiotherapy immediately following a WCB related injury? For more information about WCB insurance for worker's, click here.
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 free Acrobat Reader software here.
Did you know that 70 percent of back problems begin during routine daily activities? Learn how to prevent an aching back.
If you are thinking of taking up running for health and fitness, read these guidelines and do it the SMART way!
Tips for keeping your gardening experiences pleasant and pain-free.
Helpful hints for stretching, choosing walking gear and when to talk to a Physiotherapist.
How to get the most out of you game.
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.
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.