Unfortunately, massage therapy is not a good idea if you have a fresh or peeling sunburn – a massage too soon after a sunburn can be a risk for further damage.
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Learn what you can you do to prevent competitive strain injuries from too much time sitting at a computer screen – which can create stress on the neck, shoulder, upper and lower back, elbows and wrists.
A head injury – or in severe cases a concussion – is a risk even the most seasoned skier takes when heading to the ski slopes.
If you have a ski or snowboard knee injury – how would a physiotherapist in the Ottawa Stittsville area treat it?
If you fall and injure your shoulder while skiing in the beautiful Ottawa area, you may have an Acromio-Clavicular or AC separation.
A FOOSH injury is the second most common ski and snowboarding injury. A FOOSH injury can occur any day, any time (falling, cycling fall, etc), but is common on the ski hill this time of year, especially for all the beginners out there!
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.