Shockwave

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With so many gadgets and special machines promising decreased pain and increased function, it is important that patients are able to make an informed decision about supplementing their care plan with a different kind of therapy.

Are You Ready to Rock?

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Are you Ready to Rock? By: Sarah Symmes “Kinesiology” taping has been gaining lots of recognition lately with Olympic and Professional Athletes seen sporting brightly coloured tape in interesting designs.

Concussion: Fact or Myth?

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Concussion: Fact or Myth? A concussion can only occur from an impact. Myth. A concussion is a mild traumatic brain injury that occurs due to rapid movement (acceleration) of the brain within the skull.

Showing Your Heart Some Love

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Did you know that Cardiovascular Disease is one of the leading causes of death in both men and women in Canada?

Exercise as Medicine

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‘Exercise as Medicine’ Can Help Treat Chronic Diseases – if Done Properly By: Alex Allan, R.Kin, CES This article originally appeared in the Globe and Mail on Jan 17, 2016. Imagine your doctor wrote a

Eight Steps to Better Health After 40

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By: Alex Allan, R.Kin, CES Registered Kinesiologist It’s time to change society’s perception of what life after 40 can look and feel like.

Preventing Soccer Injuries

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Rebecca Shantz MSC PT, BSc KIN (HON) Resident Physiotherapist Soccer is currently the most popular sport in Canada and around the world.

How’s Your Posture?

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By: Christine Kapasouris, RMT Remember when your mother use to tell you to stand up straight? Well, there’s a perfectly good reason why.

Injury Prevention for Running

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By Halli Pedlow, M.Sc. PT, B.Sc.Kin Physiotherapist and Running Enthusiast The summer is officially in full swing! With the warm weather,

Pain Free Gardening

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By: Liz Frey, FCAMPT, MCISC(MANIP), MSc. PT, MSc, BPHE, BSc, MCPA Physiotherapist, Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Manipulative Physiotherapy,Contemporary Medical

This is Your Core

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Recipe for being strong and using your core Turns out it’s true – if you don’t use it, you’ll loose it. I’m guest-writing this article for PhysioPlus because I am the ideal specimen:I’m a 51-year-old woman,

Encouraging Mobility and Function

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Sarah Symmes, MSc. PT, Registered Physiotherapist, Certified Yoga Instructor, Certified in Acupuncture I have always been passionate about the

Your Magnificent Design

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Your Magnificent Design When Simon booked his appointment with us, we could sense his frustration with what had become a long-term ache and

Be Your Best You

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SO TRUE: The airline tells us to put our own oxygen mask on before we help children with theirs.

Can Osteopathy Help You?

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What is osteopathy? Osteopathy is a holistic, patient orientated alternative medicine that treats the root of the problem

Cycling Injury Free

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With the arrival of spring, cycling is a great way to get outdoors and stay fit. Although cycling is a low impact form of exercise, don’t forget that there is still a risk of injury

Back to School Backpacks

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Don’t let them be a pain in the back! Written by: David Straight, E-Rehab As summer has come to an end, back