3 Benefits of Using a Foam Roller

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Although foam rolling hasn’t been around for long, research indicates it can help improve muscle performance and range of motion and boost recovery after exercise, according to Lower Extremity Review Magazine. Over the past few years, foam rolling has become increasingly popular. This is because it is cheap, easy, and can be done without medical supervision. Have you ever used … Read More

4 Strength Training Tips for Runners

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For runners, strength training is paramount to good performance. Many people mistakenly assume that runners only need to focus on cardiovascular endurance and stretching, but this is not the case. It’s equally important that they develop and maintain strong muscles. Why Runners Need to Strength Train As a runner, what would you say the key to increasing endurance is? In … Read More

4 Ways to Cope with a Hamstring Injury

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A hamstring gets strained when one or more of the three muscles that make it up become overloaded. A hamstring injury can result. Such an injury may be painful and require medical attention. A hamstring injury is a common occurrence, especially among those who play sports such as soccer, basketball, and football. Also, runners and skaters are prone to hamstring … Read More

How Physiotherapy Eases Allergy Symptoms

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Physiotherapy has the amazing ability to benefit a large number of people with a variety of health issues. Believe it or not, physiotherapy can treat allergy symptoms. If you have allergies that don’t seem to respond well to traditional treatments, or if you would like to learn more about a drug-free treatment for allergy symptoms, read on. Wait…Physiotherapy Treats Allergy … Read More

2 Ways to Prevent Sports Injuries: Interview with Physiotherapist Cara Goleski

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Aches and pains, difficulty bouncing back from surgery, poor balance and coordination — these are just a few problems that drive individuals to a physiotherapy office. Often, people are amazed at the results they receive from this exercise-based, drug-free treatment option. In addition to treating patients with back and neck pain and many other issues, physiotherapists often treat those who … Read More

Physiotherapy: A Big Help for Headaches

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Headaches and migraines affect about 15 percent of the adult population of the U.S. alone. A headache is a disorder of the nervous system and can often be treated with over-the-counter drugs like ibuprofen and acetamenofen, as well as with heating pads and ice packs. But for some people, these treatments just don’t cut it. Are OTC or prescription drugs … Read More

10 Physiotherapist-Approved Tips for Soccer Safety

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Soccer is by far one of the most popular sports in the world. “(It) is the sport played most consistently around the world. It’s not sectioned off or dominated by one particular country. According to FIFA’s most recent Big Count survey, there are 265 million players actively involved in soccer around the world, roughly about 4 percent of the world’s … Read More

How Physiotherapy Improves Incontinence

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Incontinence, which refers to a loss of bladder control, affects over 3.3 million people in Canada. Incontinence is not only a life-altering problem, but it can also be embarrassing. There is no doubt that incontinence majorly interferes daily life, but there is also no doubt that there are effective treatments for this condition. That means individuals who struggle with incontinence, … Read More

3 Signs You Have a Chronic Sports Injury and Don’t Know It

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Each year, thousands of Canadians are hospitalized as a result of a sports injury. Sports injuries can be devastating, especially to professional athletes or those who use sports as their primary means of stress relief. Chronic Injuries Vs. Acute Injuries  Usually, an acute sports injury, such as a sprained ankle, will make itself known by causing serious pain or some … Read More

Interview with Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics PT Lexie Flynn

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Every physiotherapy clinic is unique. Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics in Winnipeg are no exception. Each clinic has its own ‘feel’, personality, and amazing team of physiotherapists, massage therapists, and other healthcare professionals. Many Winnipeg residents have found a family at Elite Sports Injury Physiotherapy Clinics. If you are searching for a physiotherapist and live near Winnipeg, the Elite team … Read More