Altea Physiotherapy + Wellness

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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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All About Zach

Meet Zach!    He is our new physio assistant and kinesiologist. Zach graduated from Acadia University in 2021, where he completed a Degree in Kinesiology, while also playing football for the Acadia Axemen.   Football also brought him to Prince George, where he left...

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Meet Nerissa!

Meet Nerissa!Say hello to our Customer Experience Specialist Nerissa, who will be greeting you on the phone or in clinic. Nerissa was born and raised in Prince George. In 2012 she graduated from the Culinary Arts program at CNC. Before working at Altea...

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar FasciitisWhat is it and how to get rid of it? If you have ever had pain on the bottom of your feet when putting weight on your feet, you may have plantar fasciitis. In this article, we will talk about what plantar fasciitis is and how to treat it. Plantar...

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5 Common Conditions Massage Therapy Can Treat

5 Common Conditions Massage Therapy Can Treat Massage therapy involves applying pressure to the body in a variety of ways tohelp ease; stress, anxiety, promote relaxation, pain, tight muscles, muscle strains,reduce blood pressure, reduce heart rate, and increase...

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What is Tennis Elbow?

What is Tennis Elbow?Do you have a very physical or repetitive job? Something like general labourer, carpentry, mechanic. Or, computer work, hair dresser, cashier. You may have experienced pain on the outside of your elbow when performing repetitive or prolonged...

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What is Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease that affects major joints like the hip, knees,shoulders, and hands. It is very common, so much so that you probably know several people who suffer with it. There are several components of a joint. It is made up of 2...

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