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What to Expect From Dry Needling?

Single-use thin filament needles are inserted into muscular trigger points, or bands of taut muscle fibers which are hypersensitized.

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What is Dry Needling?

Both acupuncture and dry needling uses a filament needle that is inserted into the body to elicit a change.

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The Benefits of Walking

Walking is a great way to get the exercise needed to maintain a healthy lifestyle. It’s low impact, has almost no additional costs associated with it, allows you to get outside and is a great social activity.

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What is Causing My Low Back Pain?

If you currently suffer or have had a previous episode of low back pain, you’re not alone.

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What Kind of Running Shoes Do I Need?

Many of us may have made a new year resolution to exercise or be more active this year and with a month down, how has your progress been? If your goal has been to run more, you might find yourself lost when it comes to your shoes.

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Mississauga Physiotherapy Clinic Open House

Join us for our open house at Peak Form Physiotherapy in Mississauga!

We are counting down the days to our open house! We are inviting all members of the Port Credit and Mississauga community to our open house on Saturday, September 23, 2017 from 1PM to 4PM!

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Peak Form Physiotherapy in Mississauga is Officially Open!

We are so proud to announce the official opening of Peak Form Physiotherapy in Mississauga. What started as a seed of idea has grown to a new beginning, and we're excited to see what it will become.

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Running Motivation and Injury Prevention

Many people choose to run for physical activity because all you need is a sturdy pair of running shoes as well as the motivation to run. Finding motivation to get out there and run is a hurdle for a lot of us to overcome! Here are our top tips for finding the motivation to run.

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Waiting for Knee or Hip Replacements – How Long is Too Long?

The Canadian Institute for Health Information (CIHI) just released a report outlining the patient wait times for five priority medical procedures in 2016 compared to the past 4 years. Two of these procedures are hip and knee replacements. According the CIHI, 75% of Canadians received their hip or knee replacement surgeries within the medically acceptable wait time, which has improved from 2012 by 22% for hip replacements and 18% for knee replacements.

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The Importance of Running Cadence

With the warm weather finally upon us, many of us are itching to get outside and get active by jogging. Many people choose running as an exercise for cardiovascular health because of it’s easy access: all you need are a pair of running shoes! However, like any activity, sport, or exercise, technique and how we train matters, you can injure yourself if you are not careful.

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Preventing Golf Injuries and What To Do When You Sustain One

With the coldest of the winter months behind us, golf season is almost here! Time to dig out your clubs from the back of your closet. Time to step out of the indoor simulators or heated ranges if you are a real fanatic. But with the promise of clear skies, sunshine, and shaving a few strokes off your short game, comes the risk of injury. Did you know that statistically one in four Canadian golfers are playing with a golf-related injury? That means in every foursome, at least one person is playing through pain and discomfort. Imagine what this can do to your game!

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