Tag: osteoarthritis

A doctor holds up an X-Ray of a lower back and we can see all the bones.

Considerations for nonsurgical interventions in low back conditions

Managing low back pain through conservative management first eliminates the risk of side affects from surgery, improves mobility, strength and knowledge on the condition itself, provides strategies on how to manage the pain, and tends to produce more active living, longer.

Two cyclists take a break and watch the sun set over the west coast. It's the best coast.

What is a healthy lifestyle and can it prevent osteoarthritis?

What is a healthy lifestyle? There is no definitive answer; bodies vary. However, we can simplify the topic a little and talk about a healthy lifestyle with regards to an average person who wants to prevent osteoarthritis…

Close up of the hip joint

Osteoarthritis: is it really just wear and tear?

Osteoarthritis can be painful. And many people think it’s a regular part of aging. But does it have to be …

Sandra Davies laces up her running shoes for a training session

Running competitively at 76

A late in life athlete, Sandra Davies explains how a physiotherapist was instrumental in allowing her to make deep lifestyle changes …

Tip #3 – Knee Injury Prevention

Protect your joints. If you have any degenerative changes in your knees (e.g. osteoarthritis) Arbutus Physiotherapy can show you how to protect your joints during…