Dry needling – Reset problematic muscles, decrease pain and improve function

What is dry needling? Dry needling is an effective therapeutic intervention where a filament needle is used to release tight bands in muscles called trigger points, also known as knots. These knots can be painful with pressure, can refer pain over larger areas, and can also cause movement dysfunctions, which will lead to difficulty performing everyday […]

New K-Taping Course – Women’s Health

The course begins with an overview of the theory and purpose of the K-Taping practical applications and the history of the K-Taping Academy. Practical taping includes a demonstration and practice of each of the techniques used in the K-Taping method.  Muscle techniques include ways to relax or increase stimulation of muscles. Ligament stability applications are […]

Independence at your finger tips. Enjoy a better life with more functional freedom.

introducing the SaeboGlove   Do you have patients whose neurological or orthopedic  injuries have limited their hand function?  Has their recovery reached a plateau? Saebo offers an innovative means to advance patients to a higher level of motor recovery and functional independence.  The SaeboGlove™ uses a proprietary tension system that will extend the client’s fingers […]

Unrivalled system for pressotherapy with BTL Lymphastim

  BTL-6000 Lymphastim Unrivalled system for pressotherapy Lymphatic drainage is a well established & clinically proven therapeutic method that delivers immediate and visible results. BTL’s Lymphastim is based on the pneumatic pressotherapy principle. Special applicator sleeves with multiple overlapping chambers provide gentle massage that encourages the natural circulation of the lymph through the body. Indications […]

5 Ways Galileo Training is fundamentally different from vertical vibration devices

  In physiotherapy and rehabilitation, Galileo vibration is used as a complementary form of therapy to enhance existing therapy methods, integrated as a component in the therapeutic approach. With a Galileo, you train power, strength, elasticity, speed and coordination all at once. The Galileo Med L, the medical alternative to Galileo Fit, has the integrated […]

Torex cold pack tips

Individuals with known or suspected circulatory problems should not use hot/cold packs unless under the direct supervision of a physician. Never place in direct contact with skin. Always use the enclosed insulating compression sleeve between the torex and the skin to prevent frostbite or burns. Do not exceed 20 minutes for cold applications. Wait 20 minutes prior to […]

Get Patients Back to Where They Used to Be with Theraband

As a rehab equipment distributor, the elastic resistance products via the OrthoCanada website are quite vast. Over the last 30 years, Theraband has continually shown positive outcomes to support active recovery in the industry. Theraband resistance bands are the original products in the industry and the original system of progressive resistance. The entire portfolio of […]

A Dry Needle Built for Physiotherapists

  Up until now professional physiotherapists did not have a needle specifically designed for the practice of dry needling. They have had to use acupuncture needles that had been designed for other purposes. OrthoCanada is now pleased to offer APS Dry Needles for physiotherapists. These needles are designed specifically to provide professional physiotherapists with a needle to […]

Our partner Phydeo gets reviewed by Canadian physiotherapist Blaise Dubois

Back in 2014, I posted the launch of our partnership with Phydeo, a start up from Quebec. Phydeo as developed a simple solution to the pen and paper method where physical therapists can prescribe exercises to their patients via their smartphones. Since then, phydeo has grown significantly across Canada and internationally. Already 3000 physical therapists are […]