Archive for 2019

Muscle Strains

A Muscle strain is an injury that often occurs in sports or in certain demanding daily activities. It is usually the result of a rapid, forceful movement while the muscle is elongated. In the case of strains, the muscle fibers are stretched beyond their capacity. The muscles most commonly affected are the hamstrings, quadriceps and […]

Plagiocephaly in Babies

Have you noticed if your child’s head has a flattened shape? Plagiocephaly is known as cranial deformity of the skull in children. It may be induced by torticollis, a simple preference for a side, or a strength imbalance. Although there has been an increase in the number of babies that nap on their back, it […]

Plagiocephaly in Babies

Have you noticed if your child’s head has a flattened shape? Plagiocephaly is known as cranial deformity of the skull in children. It may be induced by torticollis, a simple preference for a side, or a strength imbalance. Although there has been an increase in the number of babies that nap on their back, it […]

A New Therapist Joins Our Team: Annie-Pier Cottier

I have been a sports therapist since 2012 and certified by the Canadian National Association of Sports Therapists since June 2013. I have acquired a lot of experience in dealing with high performance athletes and have good knowledge of the musculoskeletal system, especially for injury prevention. In addition, I pursue my studies in osteopathy at […]

Injury Prevention in Sports

The purpose of this service is to specifically assess an individual’s physical capacity according to a certain sport practiced from a physiotherapy point of view. During the evaluation, your physiotherapist will, among other things, check your range of motion, strength, muscular activation and control of the movement required for the upper limb or lower depending […]

Pre-Season Baseline SCAT-3 Assessment for Concussions

The purpose of this service is to establish the condition of an athlete (professional or recreational) practicing a sport at risk of concussions before an incident occurs. Thus, the so-called “baseline” condition of the athlete is documented and can be used as a comparison during the recovery of a concussion. During the evaluation, the standardized […]

Massage Therapist: Isabelle Fecteau

It is with pleasure that I offer you my services as a massage therapist. For over 20 years, I have worked with athletes, children, adults as well as pregnant women. I also want to offer you my services as a specialist who has developed a special and beneficial approach with children and pregnant women. In […]

Sports Physiotherapy at Physiothérapie Boisbriand is a Profession in Itself

The team of professionals at the Physiothérapie Boisbriand Clinic has been welcoming casual, recreational and competitive athletes since 1989. The clinic constantly encourages its therapists to be on the lookout for innovations and most effective treatments. Physiotherapy is known to treat a wide variety of sports-related injuries and to guide safe return to activities. We […]

Suction Cups, a New Treatment Approach at Physiothérapie Boisbriand

The use of suction cups is a therapeutic approach that has been used for hundreds of years by several cultures. Recently, there has been a renewed interest in the use of suction cups as a modality in acupuncture, physiotherapy, and massage therapy in order to address various musculoskeletal problems. How does it work? The suction […]

A suffering back?

Do you suffer from back pain? You are not the only person! According to some studies, 80% of the population will at some point in their life encounter this problem. Posture, life habits, effort, being sedentary, aging or bad work ergonomics could be the cause of your back pain. At the Physiothérapie Boisbriand Clinic, our […]

Pool Physiotherapy

Aquatherapy combines the effects of exercise, water, and heat. Indeed, in the pool, the body weight is lightened and the compression imposed on the joints is reduced. Thus the movements are easier to perform and allow a much appreciated rest to the spine and legs. The therapeutic pool intervention is an ideal environment to begin […]

Pediatric physiotherapist profile

Sabrina Perron-Singh is a physiotherapist who graduated from University of Montréal in 2014 with a Master’s degree in physiotherapy. She is known for her interest and ability to treat pediatric patients. She has completed several continuing education courses in pediatrics: – Evaluation and treatment of pediatric motor development disorders (2016) – Torticolis and Plagiocephaly Assessment […]

Persisting Lumbar Pain and Physical Activity

In Quebec, back pain is one of the most common reasons for consulting with health care professionals, including physiotherapy. In some cases, this pain extends beyond 3 months and becomes persistent limiting all spheres of daily life. What about physical activity in a context of persistent pain? The right dose and choice of physical activity […]

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