fbpx

Featured Articles

Rotator Cuff Injuries 101

Rotator Cuff Injuries 101

Do you have shoulder pain? Have been told that you or a family member has a rotator cuff injury, but you are not sure what that means? If this is you, this post is for you as we will cover: Where is your rotator cuff located? Rotator cuff vs frozen shoulder. How do...

What is Hand Therapy, and Will It Help Me?

What is Hand Therapy, and Will It Help Me?

Hand therapy is the treatment of medical conditions related to the upper extremities, which includes your arms, hands, and fingers. At North 49 Physical Therapy in Saskatoon, SK, we can evaluate and treat your hand problems with non-surgical physiotherapy that can...

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...

Videos

All Physiotherapy Articles

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by pressure on the median nerve as it goes through the carpal tunnel, a narrow passageway surrounded by bones and ligaments on the palm side of your wrist. The median nerve provides sensation to the palm...

Knee Arthritis Treatment

Knee Arthritis Treatment

Have you ever wondered what knee arthritis was or were concerned about it? If that is the case, let us review some of the basics. What is knee arthritis? It can also be called osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease. It results from wear and tear that leads to...

What is Bursitis?

What is Bursitis?

Bursitis how to pronounce? Bursitis is pronounced bur-SY-tis. What is a bursa? A bursa is a closed, fluid filled sac. Their role is to be a cushion between the tendons and surrounding tissues. They also provide a gliding surface to reduce friction between tendons and...

Rotator Cuff Injuries 101

Rotator Cuff Injuries 101

Do you have shoulder pain? Have been told that you or a family member has a rotator cuff injury, but you are not sure what that means? If this is you, this post is for you as we will cover: Where is your rotator cuff located? Rotator cuff vs frozen shoulder. How do...

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...