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

Is it safe to crack my knuckles? So, we get asked this question at least once a day! Is it safe to crack my knuckles? Why does my knee pop everytime time I go up stairs? Why does my hip crack when I bend down to pick up my grandkids? First lets talk about WHY they...

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Why do my joints crack? Altea Physiotherapy Prince George BC

Visually Induced Dizziness “Supermarket Syndrome”

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...

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

How to reduce hip and knee OA (osteoarthritis)

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 and results in less cushioning around the joints. Chances are, you know someone who has hip or knee OA, is...

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Garland, Malasana Pose

Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tendonitis

Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tendonitis- what is the difference? Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is a condition where the capsule of the shoulder, stiffens and thickens up so much that it causes significant pain and reduced range of motion over time. The...

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Frozen shoulder and rotator cuff tendonitis

Dizzy Migraine

“Dizzy Migraine” Migraines are extremely debilitating and often strike people (mostly women) between ages 20-40, with a bit older age range for men. Vestibular migraine or dizzy migraine, is quickly becoming one of the most prevalent vestibular disorders. Almost...

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Dizzy Migraines, Altea Physiotherapy Prince George BC

Meet Jon

Meet Jon!    Jonathan graduated from the University of Manitoba in 2011, where he met his wife and fellow physiotherapist Carly. He is originally from Windsor Ontario, but moved to Prince George when he was in high school and is happy to call it home now. Jon...

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Jon Chuby with kids

We can’t wait to support you in your journey to better health and wellbeing.