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Our team is always hard at work putting together informational resources for you and your family on injury management and prevention. For a full list of topics click here.  

 

 

How to Self Assess and Manage your Knee Pain

    What can I do for my knee pain   Summer outdoor fun can often lead to the occasional aches and pains. Not every pain is worrisome and in non pandemic times you probably knew how to change your exercise routine to manage the occasional pain. But with gyms just starting to re-open and […]

Physical Distancing Resources

    The College of Physiotherapists has now confirmed that physiotherapists can resume non urgent care in clinic effective immediately as long as policies, physical distancing measure and personal protective equipment (PPE) are in place. Video sessions are still encouraged for those that want to reduce their risk of infection. What are the measures that […]

My Back Hurts

    Do I have a serious back problem? Fortunately, most low back pain episodes fall under the category of non specific low back pain. As our previously blog post discussed there is a very good chance that you’ll experience back pain at some point in your life. Some conditions can produce back pain that […]

Ergonomics

   Ergonomics   Your body wasn’t designed to be sedentary for hours at a time.  But there are more ideal positions for your neck, arms and legs that can reduce the chance of sustaining a repetitive strain injury.  Whether you’re using a sitting desk, standing desk or are getting used to working from home, the […]

Martial Arts

    Our patients know that while we are always available to treat you for injuries that you’ve encountered, we also love seeing people that are trying to achieve a higher level of fitness.  Social distancing has made it difficult for our community that prefers the motivation that one feels from a group setting. I […]

Remote Rotator Cuff

   working from home Are you spending more time on your laptop in the comfort of your home? Many of us now do. With social and physical distancing rules in place, you may be working and studying from home. You probably know that slouching for long periods of time can hurt your neck. It can […]

Neck Pain

Are you noticing that your neck and shoulder muscles have been sore? Have you noticed if you’ve been spending more time in front of a computer or screen?  Poor posture from shortened muscles can be one of the reasons.  In a previous blog post we discussed how these muscles can cause headaches.  Watch the video […]

ACL Tear Treatment

    I had the opportunity to sit down with staff physiotherapist Marven Bani to talk with him about his recent knee surgery experience and how it’s affected his health and fitness goals for the year.     Q: I understand that you had a physically challenging start to the new year recovering from your […]

Outer Core Strength

    Functional Core There’s more to the core than just the deep muscles of the spine. Our previous blog post discussed the inner unit muscles and the role they play on spinal stability. But is that all that you need? Functionally, there are more muscles involved in controlling our movements and improving our sports […]

Inner unit core

    The Inner Core  Deep to our superficial muscles are a group of muscles that are frequently referred to as the deep core or “inner unit”. This unit can be thought of as a can deep within us. It is made of the diaphragm at the top, the pelvic floor at the bottom, the […]

Core Strength

    Your Core If you’ve ever experienced low back pain and looked up any information on how to improve your situation you’ve likely come across the term core. Core weakness can appear as pain with performing seemingly light tasks, difficulty with repetitive tasks or inability to master the complex patterns in sports. Core muscles […]

What is Vision Therapy

    I met with Dr. Kelly Lee who is an optometrist with a special interest in the care of pediatric and traumatic brain injury population, as well as patients with binocular vision anomalies. As a health care professional, treating concussion, we know how important vision is in achieving full recovery. I wanted to find […]

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