Shockwave Therapy: Radial vs Focused

As shockwave therapy becomes increasingly more popular in the field of physiotherapy and other healthcare fields, not only in Canada but all around the world, more and more clinics are showing interest in offering this treatment. Recently, I’ve been receiving a lot of inquiries on the differences involved between Radial Shockwave Therapy (RSWT) and Extracorporeal – or […]

K-Tape and the Science of Colours

Colour resonates with people in different ways. The effect is apparent on anyone entering a room. You will experience a completely different feeling if the walls of the room are painted red than if they are painted blue.   K-Tape works in the same way.   Although there are no difference in the structure or […]

Why Your Physiotherapy Clinic Should Offer Shockwave Therapy

A Canadian physiotherapy clinic that doesn’t offer shockwave therapy may sound normal now, but I am convinced that including a shockwave therapy device in your treatment options will soon be considered an essential. Every now and then, there is a new breakthrough technology that makes its way onto the market and quickly becomes indispensable to […]

HALO: When Technology Meets the 40-Year-Old Goniometer

From posture sensors and gait-correcting insoles to popular movement tracking devices like Fitbit, there have been a number of exciting advancements and trends in the physiotherapy industry. Some devices, however, have received little innovation and their design remains relatively untouched by modern technology, such as the goniometer and the inclinometer. Although there are a lot […]

Discover Kumbrink CROSSPUNCTURE ® Therapy

  The CROSSPUNCTURE ® Therapy can be used for local points of pain, trigger points, tense muscles, painful joints, headaches, painful scars and many more indications. CROSSPUNCTURE ® can also be used for an acupuncture-like treatment without the use of needles. How does the human body function? Very small electrical impulses control a large number […]

MOBI™ Mobilization Devices

Created by a physiotherapist, the MOBI line of mobilization belts is a manual therapist’s best friend. OrthoCanada is pleased to introduce to our manual therapists a wide range of therapy belts to assist with the traction, mobilization and stretching of a patient. With their simple, and sturdy, comfortable construction, therapists are able to easily set-up […]

JayBird ONE Athletic Tape

For physiotherapists or athletic therapists looking to help stabilize an athlete or patient’s joint in order to help them get back to sport, or everyday life, taping is often a helpful tool. Whether taping a professional athlete’s sprained ankle, or an elderly person’s thumb, it is important to choose your tape wisely. For therapists who […]

Introducing Lehcare – A Natural Powerful Pain Cream

OrthoCanada is pleased to introduce Lehcare to health professionals. Specifically formulated for Arthritis and inflammation, Lehcare topical pain relief cream can also aid in quickly relieving pain associated with neuralgia, gout, fibromyalgia, musculoskeletal pain, sports injuries, backaches, bruises and sprains. Once applied, it produces a warm and soothing sensation that lasts for several hours. Lehcare […]

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 […]

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 […]