Category Archives: Health & Well-being

November.21.2017
Signs of PTSD after a Car Accident
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a common mental health problem suffered by people following a serious car accident. Knowing what to look for and how to get help can make a big difference in your recovery. The Canadian Mental Health Association defines PTSD as a mental illness following exposure to a traumatic situation involving death…
August.16.2017
Miracle Child Gives Hope for Treating Brain Injuries
brain injury damage recovery treatment
A young girl from Arkansas is proving to be a miracle of modern science. The toddler has twice defied the odds and is now giving new hope for treatment and recovery from severe brain injuries. In January of 2016, Eden Carlson nearly drowned in her family’s swimming pool. After close to 15 minutes in the…
August.8.2017
How Physiotherapy Can Help with Injury Recovery
Physiotherapy for injury recovery
Getting injured in a car crash can often lead to long-term pain and physical problems that seem almost impossible to recover from. But thanks to the wonderful treatment of physiotherapists, there are many ways to manage, alleviate, or overcome the pain of a car accident injury. Here are a few ways physiotherapists can help. 1…
April.21.2017
What is a Physiatrist?
physiatrist treating pain
If you’ve been seriously injured, the road to recovery can mean a lot of visits to doctors and specialists. One of those visits may be with a physiatrist. But what is a physiatrist? What do they do? And how do they help? For some people, it may be a confusing term the first time they…
March.17.2017
Packing for Safe Backcountry Skiing
backcountry safety
Winter in the backcountry – scenic, pristine, natural, epic, adventurous. But it can also be a dangerous place, especially when there’s a risk of an avalanche. With so much terrain to explore here in our own backyard, it is tempting to venture off the grid, but if you do, make sure you’re prepared. Earlier in…
January.24.2017
Benefits of Massage Following an Injury
benefits of massage for injuries
Pain is all too common with serious injuries. Whether chronic or short-term, managing pain can be difficult and stressful. That’s why many accident victims turn to a registered massage therapist (RMT) for relief and treatment following a car crash, bike accident, or other severe injury. So what are the benefits of massage therapy following an…
January.10.2017
Be Safe on the Slopes
ski safety tips
From Whistler to Silverstar and all resorts and slopes in between, BC is a skier’s and snowboarder’s paradise. Unfortunately, all that shreddin’ and swooshin’ can lead to some severe injuries. Every year, over 5000 Canadians are seriously hurt in skiing and snowboarding accidents across the country. So whether you’re riding hard through 7th Heaven or…