Summer Sports Injuries

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Summertime is the easy time to be active, in sports or around the house gardening or working on home improvements. Our physiotherapists caution to you take care... and call them if you think you've strained or injured yourself. 


What is Plantar Fasciitis... and how do I get it?

What is Plantar Fasciitis... and how do I get it?

One of the most common forms of heal pain is form Plantar fasciitis (pronounced PLAN-tur fas-e-I-tis). Although it's most common in runners, there are other potential causes, as well.

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What is Tennis Elbow? And what can I do about it?

What is Tennis Elbow? And what can I do about it?

We help Stittsville and Ottawa area patients who have Tennis Elbow treat the pain in the elbow or forearm, and the inflammation associated with it.

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Can gardening or yardwork lead to injury?

Can gardening or yardwork lead to injury?

We hear it all the time – complaints of a sore shoulder or knee or back after gardening or doing summer yardwork. And we have some tips to share.

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Can I get a massage if I have a sunburn?

Can I get a massage if I have a sunburn?

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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Healthy Summer Breakfasts

Healthy Summer Breakfasts

From healthy sweets and snacks .... now onto Healthy Summer Breakfasts.  Don't skip breakfast!  Start on the right foot with Susan Macfarlane, our registered dietitian, recent blog including her favourite breakfasts, as featured on...

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Don't Cut Your Golf Season Short ...

Don't Cut Your Golf Season Short ...

Research has shown that golf injuries happen surprisingly often. While many are fairly minor, some can become chronic and not fully go away.

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