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Healthy Computer Habits: How to protect yourself from repetitive strain injuries

Healthy Computer Habits: How to protect yourself from repetitive strain injuries

For the majority of our day, many of us may find ourselves seated in front of a computer, whether for work, communication, or leisure. Too much time sitting at a screen can create a stress on the neck, shoulder, upper and lower back,...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries / Concussion

Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries / Concussion

Head Injuries - Concussions

What is it?

This can be the most life threatening injury experienced on the slopes. At best, a skier may experience a bump on their head but...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

If you have a ski or snowboard knee injury – how would a physiotherapist in the Ottawa Stittsville area treat it?

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Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Ski/Snowboard injury #3: Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Separations 

What is it?

An AC joint separation, an acromio-clavicular joint injury, occurs with a fall onto the...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

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

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

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

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)

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

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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