Altea Physiotherapy + Wellness


Our therapists are passionate with what they do and have noticed some common questions and topics that often come up for patients. We decided to create some articles outlining everything from BPPV, concussion, hip and knee osteoarthritis, and rotator cuff injuries to name a few.


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Meet – Salina

Meet Salina!  Salina graduated from the 2-year registered massage therapy program in July of 2021 from Okanagan Valley College of Massage Therapy with performance awards in her practical components and has been a registered massage therapist since December of 2021....

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Meet – Pam

Meet Pam!   Pam graduated with a Human Kinetics Diploma from the College of New Caledonia in 2004, and has also taken kinesiology courses at the University of Calgary. She was born and raised in Prince George, but has lived in different parts of British Columbia...

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Why do my joints pop and crack? And is it safe??

If you've ever heard the sound of a joint cracking or popping, you might have wondered if it's normal, healthy, or even safe. Is it safe to crack my knuckles? We get asked this question at least once a day! Why does my knee pop every time time I go upstairs? Why...

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Why do my joints crack? Altea Physiotherapy Prince George BC

Visually Induced Dizziness “Supermarket Syndrome”

Do you avoid going to the grocery store? Do the bright lights, busy patterns on the floor, vast number of things to look at, bending down or turning your head to look at items make you feel exhausted or just plain horrible? I can tell you that you are not going...

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Shopping cart, Visually Induced Dizziness, Altea Physiotherapy Prince George BC

How to reduce hip and knee OA (osteoarthritis)

Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and occurs when the joints (cartilage) wear down over time, resulting in less cushioning around the joints. Two of the most commonly affected joints are the hip and knee, and osteoarthritis in these joints can...

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Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tendonitis

Frozen Shoulder and Rotator Cuff Tendonitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment If you're experiencing pain or stiffness in your shoulder, you may have frozen shoulder or rotator cuff tendonitis. These two conditions are different from each other and can be caused by...

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Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tendonitis

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