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What Is Trismus? How is it treated?

What Is Trismus? How is it treated?

At North 49 we recently saw a patient referred to the clinic with the diagnosis of trismus. Unfortunately, she had been living with it since having a tooth removed over a year prior. To make matters worse, the trismus prevented her specialist from examining the inside...

How Telehealth Works

How Telehealth Works

Despite COVID-19, North 49 is committed to keeping you active, mobile, and healthy. The clinic continues to be open its normal business hours. However, given the need for social distancing we have changed the way that we serve you. We are now available to perform...

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Can Migraines Cause Dizziness?

Can Migraines Cause Dizziness?

Have you ever had headaches or dizziness impact your quality of life? With vestibular migraines individuals can unfortunately have a recurring problem with both.  What are Vestibular Migraines? A vestibular migraine (aka Migrainous Associated Vertigo) is a condition...

How to Make Your Workstation a Safe Place

Due to COVID, many individuals are now working from home and although working from home has its advantages, it has its disadvantages; one of those disadvantages is the possible neck, back and/or shoulder pain you're experiencing. Did you ever think it might be due to...

Cervicogenic Headaches: What Are They & How to Treat

Cervicogenic Headaches: What Are They & How to Treat

Dealing with symptoms of cervicogenic headaches (CGH) can leave a person feeling hopeless as they suffer through the pain. It can also cause them to misdiagnose their symptoms and go overboard on over-the-counter pain medications to help mitigate the pain and...

“Back to the Basics” with Concussions

“Back to the Basics” with Concussions

Over the past decade, there has been a significant increase in research published regarding concussions. This information has allowed care providers to better understand the pathophysiology and natural history of concussions. Treatment protocols have also been...

Headaches & Migraines: How Physiotherapy Can Help

Headaches & Migraines: How Physiotherapy Can Help

Headaches are a common problem that can seriously slow you down. Physiotherapy may be able to help with your headaches and/or migraines. Our strategy is to examine the reasons for your headaches and help determine the approach that will get you on the road to reducing...

Should Gait Speed Be Considered A Vital Sign?

Should Gait Speed Be Considered A Vital Sign?

We are all familiar with vital signs such as heart rate, blood pressure, blood oxygen levels, respiration rate, and body temperature. How accurate are these signs at determining health or predicting future health? Are there other signs that we should consider as a...

Online Physiotherapy for Saskatchewan Communities

Online Physiotherapy for Saskatchewan Communities

One of the most monumental steps forward in healthcare has been the ability to connect patients and health professionals by remote means. Online physiotherapy has been a valuable resource for people in rural communities. It is also for everyone who is mindful of...

Causes of Jaw Pain – Temporomandibular Therapy

Causes of Jaw Pain – Temporomandibular Therapy

There are many potential causes of jaw pain, and disorders of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), as well as overuse of the muscles around the jaw are common reasons people feel pain in the jaw area. This is the area of your face connecting your jaw to your skull. The...

What is Mal de Débarquement Syndrome?

What is Mal de Débarquement Syndrome?

When you get to shore after a long day of boating with the family or friends do you ever feel like you are still in motion despite you are sitting or standing totally still? Then when you move this feeling is less noticeable? This sensation is called Mal de...