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Electrical Modalities

ELECTRICAL MODALITIES By: Samantha deCastro Many physiotherapists and chiropractors integrate different types of electrical modalities into their practice. Why? It can help with deep heat, reduce pain, retrain muscle, and increase circulation. In this article, we will go through the more common types of electric modalities, and how they work. Interferential Current (IFC) This is […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

RHEUMATOID ARTHRITIS By: Samantha deCastro Whereas Osteoarthritis is a mechanical issue, this kind of arthritis is a systemic inflammatory disease. We see symmetrical joint pain and swelling as the disease progresses. We are still learning about Rheumatoid Arthritis, trying to understand how genetics, environment, hormones, and infection can call play a role in the triggering […]

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Treatment of Osteoarthritis

TREATMENT OF OSTEOARTHRITIS By: Samantha deCastro When treating conditions that are progressive like osteoarthritis, the main goals include pain reduction and maintaining the ability to function. Treatments can vary, but below are the options you and your practitioner can discuss: Massage therapy: this can include hydrotherapy, heat, and hot tubs Adjustments: This will help with […]

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