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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

Posted Mar 15th, 2019

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

Posted Mar 8th, 2019

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

Posted Mar 1st, 2019

Ski/Snowboard Injury #4: Knee Ligament Sprains

What is it?

The knee is a hinging joint that straightens and bends with a slight amount of rotation involved. The bones are...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Posted Feb 22nd, 2019

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)

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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