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Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Posted Feb 15th, 2019

Here we go ... injury #2 in the top 5 ski/snowboard injuries - FOOSH Injuries. They can occur any day, any time (falling, cycling fall, etc), but is common on the ski hill this time of year,...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Posted Feb 8th, 2019

We are in the thick of winter and many of us have been out on the slopes every weekend, cold weather or not!  As exciting as it is to be back out there, it is often the first few runs that put our bodies at risk of injury. Whether...

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Curling Safety

Curling Safety

Posted Feb 1st, 2019

Curling is a great recreational activity enjoyed by many Canadians. It became an official Olympic sport in the Winter Olympic Games of 1998.   It is a great recreational activity for people of all ages, and gaining popularity in the...

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Finding Success with an Exercise Routine

Finding Success with an Exercise Routine

Posted Jan 25th, 2019

Motivation and Sticking with It!

  • Finding success is not as easy as it sounds.  Many begin an exercise routine with intention of getting stronger, losing weight, improving health, but end in disappointment when they lose...

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Fast Facts About Tennis Elbow (a.k.a lateral epicondylalgia)

Fast Facts About Tennis Elbow (a.k.a lateral epicondylalgia)

Posted Jan 18th, 2019

Lateral epicondylalgia, also known as Tennis Elbow (TE) is a soft tissue condition where the extensor tendons (attaching from forearms to elbow region) become overused, creating pain and tenderness symptoms upon movement. The pain is...

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How Physiotherapy Can Help With Arthritis & Pain Relief

How Physiotherapy Can Help With Arthritis & Pain Relief

Posted Jan 11th, 2019

The overall goal for most people with arthritis is to improve mobility in the affected joints and eliminate pain associated with this stiffness. Some want to work on specific fitness goals while others simply want the ability to...

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How Do You Improve Your Balance?

How Do You Improve Your Balance?

Posted Jan 4th, 2019

How is it that we enter the world as infants we are continually learning to increase our balance and get ourselves up on our feet, but as we age our balance seems to disappear?  We have all taken a tumble at some point in our lives, but...

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Safe Shoveling, This Winter Season.

Safe Shoveling, This Winter Season.

Posted Dec 14th, 2018

With winter creeping up on us, it is time to get that shovel out and ready for action! Before you head out, here are a few things to think about while braving cold and snowy Canadian winters shovel in hand.

Pick the right...

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Understanding Arthritis

Understanding Arthritis

Posted Nov 30th, 2018

Quick Facts

  • Arthritis (arthro = joint, itis = inflammation) is a term used to describe and group chronic conditions characterized by inflammation in the joints and other body regions.
  • There are around 200...

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How Much Fruit is Too Much?

How Much Fruit is Too Much?

Posted Nov 23rd, 2018

Did you ever think there could be such a thing as too much fruit, or that we would be debating whether fruit should be part of a diet?  We are told to eat natural, organic, non-processed, and that we should eat more fruits &...

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As of JUNE 11, 2018, you can find your Motion Works Stittsville team at 1250 Stittsville Main Street.

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