28 04, 2023

Photobiomodulation Therapy: What is it and How Does it Work?

By Admin|2023-05-23T17:42:53-06:00April 28th, 2023|Blog|

In recent years, photobiomodulation therapy has gained popularity as a versatile and non-invasive treatment option for various medical conditions. This therapy involves the use of low-level light therapy (LLLT) to stimulate healing and tissue regeneration, and it is also known as low-level laser therapy or cold laser therapy. The treatment has been found to have positive effects on various conditions, such as pain management, wound healing, neurological conditions, and skin health. If you're considering photobiomodulation therapy as a treatment option, it's important to understand how it works, what conditions it can treat, and what to expect during a treatment session.

3 04, 2023

How Long Does it Take to See Results from Physiotherapy?

By Admin|2023-04-03T11:42:05-06:00April 3rd, 2023|Blog|

When you visit a physiotherapist, you probably have a lot of questions running through your mind, such as: “How long will it take?” At River Stone Wellness, we know that every patient is different, and we will craft a tailored treatment plan specific to your needs. This may produce immediate results, or it may take some time, depending on your unique needs and situation. Our physiotherapists know what works and what doesn't when it comes to getting back on your feet as fast as possible. They know how to modify your activities, how to keep your muscles limber, and how

28 11, 2022

How to Get Rid of Cellulite on Your Legs and Bum

By Admin|2023-03-31T10:29:30-06:00November 28th, 2022|Blog|

Even though it is a common and harmless skin condition, many people out there are looking for ways to get rid of cellulite. There is a wide range of methods to improve the appearance of cellulite, such as massage, creams and special treatments that have shown varying degrees of success. However, you should never feel guilty for having cellulite! Here at River Stone Wellness, we believe that all bodies are beautiful. But we also understand that everyone’s journey to discovering self-love is as unique as they are, which is why we offer treatments to help you love the skin you’re

17 08, 2022

Myofascial Release | Uses and Benefits

By Admin|2023-03-31T10:34:32-06:00August 17th, 2022|Blog|

Myofascial release is an amazing form of therapy used to improve flexibility and functionality following an injury or to address chronic pain. It can also be used to assist or enhance other treatments, including acupuncture, physiotherapy, and manual osteopathy. Are you ready to learn more? River Stone Wellness is here to help you understand the uses and benefits of myofascial release. Let’s get started! What is Myofascial Release? Myofascial release is a type of manual therapy that focuses on pain in the myofascial tissues. It uses massage techniques to address the membranes that support, connect, and wrap around your muscles.

17 08, 2022

Neck and Back Pain

By Admin|2023-03-31T10:32:37-06:00August 17th, 2022|Blog|

Neck and back pain can be debilitating, making it hard for you to live your life and complete your day-to-day tasks. Everything you do, from running errands to washing your dishes, can be easily impacted by your neck and back pain. Most of the time, unless you have experienced a traumatic or serious injury, neck and back pain can be easily addressed and relieved.  The River Stone Wellness team is here to help you better understand what causes back and neck pain and how it can be treated. Keep reading to learn more about managing your back and neck issues

15 07, 2022

How Do You Fix a Herniated Disc?

By Admin|2022-12-14T15:43:54-07:00July 15th, 2022|Blog|

When it comes to dealing with lower back pain, there are a variety of conditions that can result in restricted movement and discomfort. One such condition is a herniated disc which will, fortunately, often heal on its own. However, effective treatments will help alleviate the pain and discomfort caused by a herniated disc. Keep reading to learn more about herniated discs and how they can be fixed: What is a Herniated Disc? A herniated disc is a condition that occurs when a portion of your spinal disc is pushed out of place and into the spinal canal. Your spinal discs

15 06, 2022

Sciatica: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

By Admin|2022-06-08T09:21:48-06:00June 15th, 2022|Blog|

Sciatica is a form of lower back pain that can quickly and easily take your breath away. While not all pain associated with sciatica is severe, it can be enough to impede your day-to-day living.  Fortunately, most cases resolve themselves within a few weeks with non-operative treatments such as stretching, exercising, and physiotherapy. To better understand sciatica, keep reading to learn more about its causes, symptoms, and treatments. The Sciatic Nerve Did you know that the sciatic nerve is the longest and widest nerve in the body? It is formed by the connection of five nerve roots from the lower

15 05, 2022

Lower Back Pain

By Admin|2023-03-31T10:31:25-06:00May 15th, 2022|Blog|

It’s not until you are dealing with pain in your lower back do you realize how often you use your back! Every time you take a step, sit down, laugh, and breathe, you are activating your lower back muscles. However, there is not just a single cause for lower back pain. The type of pain and where it is located can indicate a variety of conditions and problems resulting in your discomfort. To help you better understand lower back pain, its symptoms, and its treatment options, here is River Stone Wellness’ guide to lower back pain: Where is the Pain

1 05, 2022

When to See a Physiotherapist

By Admin|2022-02-24T12:48:17-07:00May 1st, 2022|Blog|

If you are experiencing health problems that make it difficult to move around and do day-to-day tasks, you may need to seek physiotherapy. Physiotherapy is a form of treatment that helps your body heal and move better by improving or restoring your physical function. The goal of physiotherapy is to make activities and daily tasks easier, whether it’s walking, getting out of bed, or even doing your job. Physiotherapy is used following injuries, some surgeries, and long-term health issues either as a standalone therapy or in combination with other forms of treatment.However, it can sometimes be difficult to know exactly

1 04, 2022

Treatment Options for Chronic Fatigue in Edmonton

By Admin|2023-03-31T10:33:14-06:00April 1st, 2022|Blog|

When you suffer from chronic fatigue, then you know there is no singular magical cure out there to help you eliminate your symptoms and stop feeling tired all of the time. While there is no one standard treatment, there are many options available for managing the symptoms and improving your quality of life! These options include lifestyle changes, medications, and stress management techniques as well as a variety of drug-free therapeutic services. With the help of your healthcare provider, treatment options can be tailored and personalized to your specific symptoms. Read on to learn about some available treatment options and

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