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 […]

The Top 5 Non-Physio Skills I Learned from Volunteering in India

I’ve heard established physiotherapist colleagues say “volunteering overseas sounds great, but I don’t think it’s for me”. New physiotherapists have told me “I’d like to volunteer overseas someday, but I want to focus on my career in Canada first”. Working full-time in global health certainly isn’t for everyone, but I truly believe that one single […]

3 ways Sanctband is committed to its Green Initiative

Our Environmental Message Products manufactured by Sanctuary Health (Sanctband Bands and Tubing) are high in quality and are manufactured in accordance to Green initiatives. With this strong emphasis by the Sanctuary Health management and its board of Directors, customers and partners can be assured that products made from the company will leave minimal impact on […]