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Your physiotherapist offers these tips to help prevent winter sports injuries... and if something does happen, we'll help you identify the problem and treat it back to health.


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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Ski Injury Spotlight: Understanding Concussions & Head Injuries

Ski Injury Spotlight: Understanding Concussions & Head Injuries

A head injury – or in severe cases a concussion – is a risk even the most seasoned skier takes when heading to the ski slopes.

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Preventing & Treating a Knee Ligament Sprain

Ski Injury Spotlight: Preventing & Treating a 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: Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Separations 

Ski Injury Spotlight: Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Separations 

If you fall and injure your shoulder while skiing in the beautiful Ottawa area, you may have an Acromio-Clavicular or AC separation.

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

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!

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Whether you are an experienced skier or new to the slopes, there is always a risk of injury. The most common ski and snowboard injury is skier's thumb.

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Curling Safety

Curling Safety

Follow our tips for a safe and injury-free curling season.

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Safe Shoveling This Winter Season

Safe Shoveling This Winter Season

With winter creeping up on us, it is time to get that snow shovel out and ready for action! Before you head out, here are a few things to keep in mind for safe shoveling.

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