Dr. Neil Craton, one of the longest standing sports medicine doctors in Manitoba, countless experiences and stories to tell.

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Most people are relatively comfortable speaking about their physical challenges, which provide plentiful, diverse, challenging obstacles over the course of our lives.  Meanwhile most people are relatively uncomfortable having similar conversations about what is going on with their mental and emotional challenges.  We often compare the complexities of mental wellness to the complexities of physical wellness.  We are striving to … Read More

High performance curler, Jill Officer, on the everyday grind and making radical moves

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THE EVERYDAY GRIND Everyone wants the glory.  But what is the process required to get there?  What is the reality?  What are the everyday habits that move you towards your goals? High performance curler Jill Officer, of the legendary Jennifer Jones team, was consistent.  “I was on the ice every day.  There was always something to work on.” She focused … Read More

3 Reasons to Pursue Physiotherapy in 2021

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Starting a physiotherapy program is one of the best things you can do for yourself this year. There are dozens of benefits of physiotherapy. For example, regular physiotherapy can help you avoid certain types of surgery, improve your balance and prevent falls, manage diabetes and vascular conditions, and heal sports-related injuries, according to Burke Rehabilitation Hospital. Below, you’ll discover a … Read More

Physiotherapist, Robyn Eyer, Explains How to Prevent Falls, Injuries at Work and at Play

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Falls are a leading cause of injury and death, particularly in seniors. When it comes to Generation X, Baby Boomers, and even Millennials, injuries often happen at work as a result of too much sitting, as well as when returning to sport before your body is prepared. Have you ever wondered how you can stay injury-free? In this exclusive interview, … Read More

How Physiotherapy Can Benefit Children

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Physiotherapy isn’t just for adults, but not everyone knows this. As a result, it’s likely that some children who would benefit from physiotherapy services don’t receive them. “Babies, infants, children, and youth of all ages can truly benefit from the services provided by a physiotherapist!” stated PhysioCanHelp.ca. “Some childhood conditions that could benefit from physiotherapy include: torticollis, neurological conditions, hip … Read More

Quick Tips for Managing Aging

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“Do not complain about growing old,” Mark Twain wrote. “It is a privilege denied to many.” Despite this truth, many people hate the idea of growing old. The reason is because with age often comes physical illness. However, there is plenty you can do to minimize health problems in your latter years.  Manage and Enjoy Aging with These 3 Tips … Read More

3 Conditions You Didn’t Know a Physiotherapist Could Treat

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Physiotherapists mainly treat pain, right? They certainly can treat pain effectively, but that’s not all. There are several conditions you might not be aware physiotherapy can help resolve. 3 Conditions Physiotherapy Can Treat  Here are a few painful, annoying, and sometimes embarrassing health conditions a physiotherapist can treat: 1 — Pelvic pain/pelvic floor dysfunction (PFD) — Pelvic pain can drastically … Read More

3 Ways to Reduce Arthritis Pain Without Medication

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Arthritis affects a huge number of people. To be exact, at least 54 million adults have been diagnosed by a doctor with arthritis. Arthritis is a painful condition, and some sufferers find the pain difficult to manage. Arthritis pain can make it harder for a person to perform their regular daily activities and can reduce their quality of sleep, which … Read More

How to Get Back to Your Former Lifestyle ASAP After Knee Surgery

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Between 2016 and 2017, over 67,000 knee replacements were performed in Canada, which indicates a 17.8 percent increase since 2011. Knee replacement surgery can be life-altering. Patients stay in the hospital several days after their surgery, and the recovery time from knee surgery is approximately six months. One of the most frustrating things about knee surgery is that it derails … Read More