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What Is Vestibular Rehabilitation? How Does It Help?

Many people are not that familiar with the human vestibular system. Perhaps you have heard of it but aren’t fully sure what it is or how it works?  Many of us have no idea what the vestibular sy...

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4 Benefits of Auditory Therapy for People with Balance Issues

Have you been feeling dizzy? Does the room as if it is spinning or moving – even though you’re standing still? These sensations you’re feeling could be due to a balance disorder. Balance disorde...

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What’s the Difference Between a Grade 2 Concussion & a Grade 3 Concussion? 

  Concussions should not be taken lightly.  These Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI’s) are the result of violent jolts or blows to the head that can result in serious consequences.  When a conc...

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Are Some Types of Concussions Worse than Others?

A concussion is a mild Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) that can result in a wide array of symptoms. But are some concussions worse than others? Our Ottawa concussion experts here to shed light on the t...

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How Dystonia Affects People & How We Treat It

Dystonia is an unpleasant condition defined by involuntary muscle contractions that cause abnormal posture or slow repetitive movements. Although some types of dystonia are genetic, the cause of the ...

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Ask The Expert With Dr. Eric Guillemette

Our very own Dr. Eric Guillemette was recently featured in CTV Ottawa Morning Live’s Ask The Expert segment. Dr. Guillemette talks about concussions and the treatments offered at Broadview Spine...

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5 Benefits of Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation therapy can be an effective treatment for many balance and vision issues brought on by injury, disease or simply aging.  Vestibular compensation is the process that helps the...

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How We Help People at Our Advanced Concussion Clinic

After a concussion, some people experience persisting symptoms. These concussion symptoms can include mood swings, concentration problems, memory loss, fatigue, headache, insomnia, dizziness and exces...

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Musculosketal Disorders: The Most Common Types & How They Affect People

Musculoskeletal conditions refer to the disorders that affect the nerves, muscles, tendons, joints, blood vessels and ligaments. Also known as MSDs, these conditions are not to be overlooked, as they...

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How We Treat Movement Disorders in Ottawa

In recent decades, there has been significant growth in new diagnostic information, neurosurgical and pharmacological treatments for movement disorders. This growth has also been accompanied by a grea...