Types of Injuries & Pain
People will come to us for a wide variety of reasons. One of the major ones is to help deal with chronic pain causing discomfort, mobility issues, and limiting their quality of life.
To help you treat your pain, Brickyard Physiotherapy in Nanaimo has expert staff who are trained and qualified to treat and rehabilitate pain issues.
By booking an appointment with us, you will receive a personalized consultation to help properly diagnose and develop a treatment plan for YOU!
Common injuries and pain people come to us with include:
Two common elbow complaints are tennis elbow (extensor tendinopathy) and golfer’s elbow (flexor tendinopathy). Although common in tennis players and golfers, they regularly occur from activities unrelated to either sport and are typically labelled ‘overuse’ injuries.Read More
In most cases low back pain can be treated with conservative (nonsurgical) methods. Problems can be avoided by knowing what causes the pain and what to do to prevent it.Read More
Your hand and wrist is a very complex area with the wrist alone being made up of eight small bones arranged in two …Read More
The shoulder is unique in that it is an extremely mobile joint, with a much greater range of movement than any other joint …Read More
Often, we treat pain without bothering with its definition. The majority of all pain patients recover quickly from their injuries; in fact, more than 90% will be fully functional within eight weeks simply because of the body’s ability to heal itself, regardless of treatment. However, it is the remaining people, who after months of persistent pain, become frustrated when medical examination does not yield a diagnosis and their doctors prescribe medications and therapies without producing lasting relief. The persistent physical discomfort of chronic pain can bring an individual to their emotional limit.Read More
Whether you play sport socially or professionally, a knee injury can put you out of action. At Brickyard Physiotherapy we can provide you with expert advice and treatment to speed up healing and get you back into the game. Knee injuries are common amongst the general population, ranging from the elite to the everyday athlete and from the young to the elderly. Pain may be caused by local structures within or around the knee, or, may be referred from other sources (such as the lower back or hip joint).Read More
Neck Pain & Headaches
Neck pain is one of the most common clinical presentations seen at Brickyard Physiotherapy. Pain is usually caused by local structures within or around the head or neck, or may be referred from or caused by other sources (such as the upper back, jaw or shoulders).Read More
Motor Vehicle Accidents
Whiplash can be the result of any type of injury that involves the neck being jerked forcefully back and forth, but it is one of the most common injuries related to auto accidents. Whiplash is often labelled as neck strain, but this term is a bit misleading, since it can also encompass other types and causes of injury.Read More
Ankle Physio & Foot Pain Treatment
The most common injury to the ankle is an inversion sprain or "rolled ankle". An ankle sprain involves tearing or over-stretching of the ligaments, typically the lateral ligaments on the outside of the ankle.Read More
Hip & Groin Pain
The hip joint is a 'ball and socket joint', similar to the shoulder.Read More
And, relieving symptoms of chronic pain from injuries that will not heal, arthritis, or long-term muscle issues
Our physiotherapists, registered massage therapists, and chiropractor can help you recover from your injuries and chronic pain. For more information about the types of injuries and pain Brickyard Physiotherapy can treat, follow the links in the sidebar. If you have any questions or comments, please do not hesitate to contact us! We also offer online booking!