Common Workplace Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Common Workplace Injury

Accidents can happen at any workplace, but are you taking the necessary steps to prevent them? Workplace injuries can be painful and costly for the employee and the employer. By being aware of common workplace injuries and how to avoid them, you can create a safer working environment for everyone. From slips and falls to […]

ACL Injuries: Prevention, Symptoms, and Rehabilitation

ACL injury treatment

Overview of ACL injuries ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, injuries are common, particularly among athletes who engage in high-impact sports such as football, basketball, and soccer. The ACL is a major ligament in the knee that helps provide stability and support during physical activity. When this ligament gets overstretched or ruptured, it can significantly impair […]

Back Pain Management: Understanding the Causes and Effects

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Definition of back pain Back pain refers to any discomfort or pain felt in the lumbar region of the back, which is the lower part of the spine. It is a common occurrence and can affect people of all ages. Back pain can range from mild and temporary discomfort to severe and chronic pain that […]

The Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain

Chiropractic Care for Neck Pain

Neck pain is a common ailment caused by various factors, including poor posture, muscle strains, ageing-related conditions, and the impact of daily life activities. These causes can affect the cervical spine, which consists of seven vertebrae, resulting in discomfort and limited range of motion. One of the most prevalent causes of neck pain is poor […]

Is Surgery Always Necessary? Exploring alternatives to surgery for treating back and neck injuries

Table for treating back and neck injuries

Treating back and neck injuries is an important and complex area of healthcare. Back and neck injuries can occur due to various factors, such as accidents, poor posture, or repetitive movements. These injuries can cause significant pain, discomfort, and limitations in everyday activities. Effective treatment and management of such injuries require a multidisciplinary approach involving […]

Rehabilitation for the Elderly

Elderly Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation for the Elderly at Optimum Alberta Back and Neck Rehab focuses on maintaining and improving the general health and ability of elderly individuals. This involves addressing age-associated physiologic changes, balance, strength, mobility, and cognitive issues. Our specialists offer various treatments and therapies to help elderly patients regain independence and improve their quality of life. […]

Stress and Back Pain

Stress and back pain

Many individuals in Calgary, Alberta, experience stress-related back pain, which is influenced by psychological and emotional factors. At Optimum Alberta Back and Neck Rehab, we understand the impact of stress on the body, including the concept of “psycho-physiological” illness, where emotional and psychological factors contribute to physical symptoms such as back pain. Key indicators of […]

The Future of Back Injury Treatments: Innovations in Rehabilitation Technology

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Back injuries can significantly impact the outcome measurements of patients with complex injuries and conditions. At Optimum Alberta Back and Neck Rehab, we understand the importance of assessing these injuries concerning outcome measurements such as the Functional Independence Measure, Berg Balance Scale, and Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand questionnaire. Patients with back injuries […]

The Role of Physical Therapy in Recovering from a Herniated Disc

Physical Therapy in Calgary

Definition of a herniated disc A herniated disc occurs when the cushioning between the vertebrae in the spine protrudes or bulges out of its normal position, putting pressure on nearby nerves. This can result in pain, numbness, or weakness in the affected area. Optimum Alberta Back and Neck Rehab specialises in advanced non-invasive treatments for […]