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Sponsoring Local Athletics – Soccer

headerPreventative action has always been a philosophy that we hold and try to teach all our clients.  If you happen to injure yourself playing athletics, or at work, or even at home.  We help you get better and teach you ways to prevent the injury from happening again. Tri City Physiotherapy is proud to support local athletics. We believe that donating to and sponsoring local athletic teams and organizations allow more people to stay or start being active and keep people healthy.  Hopefully not needing our services. Our latest team sponsor is a soccer team in the Tri City Mens Soccer League (TMSL) Premier division.   The TMSL is a Men's Recreational Soccer League that operates in the Kitchener-Waterloo and Cambridge areas. The league runs from May to September of each season.    The...

Diagnostic Imaging: Is “degeneration” or “arthritis” relevant to pain or well-being?

Here are some interesting facts: The Neck: An MRI study of healthy adults and seniors found that 98% of all the men and women with no neck pain had evidence of "degenerative changes"in their neck. (1) The Mid Back: An MRI study of healthy adults with no history of upper or low back pain found that 47% had disc degeneration,53% had disc bulges and 58% had disc tears in their thoracic spine. (2) The Low Back: Lumbar disc degeneration is present in 40% of individuals under the age of 30 and present in over 90% of those between the ages of 50-55.(3) The Knee: Up to 85% of adults with no actual knee pain have x-rays that show knee arthritis. (4) The Foot: 32% of people with no foot or heel pain have a heel spur visible on x-ray.(5) The Shoulder: MRI studies of adults who have...