9 Ways to Prevent Injury at Work and Play

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Injury can happen even in the most “harmless” situations. One minute you are leaning over to pick something up, the next you are grimacing in pain from a strained muscle. Or, you realize after a long day sitting in front of a computer at work that it’s difficult to move your neck in a certain direction. Playing sports is another … Read More

You Might Need Physiotherapy IF…

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Do you need physiotherapy? That’s an important question to ask yourself. After all, physiotherapy has helped thousands of people recover from surgeries and serious injuries. Physiotherapists ensure that people with diseases like MS live their lives bravely and vibrantly. Also, physiotherapy is brilliant at giving people the tools they need to totally sidestep potentially life-altering problems such as muscular atrophy … Read More

3 Easy Ways to Prevent Workplace Injuries

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Many injuries happen in the workplace. For example, an activity as benign as sitting at a desk makes one susceptible to muscle strains and sprains. Also, frequent lifting, squatting, stooping, and other tasks sometimes required of office workers pose risk of injury. It’s relatively easy to get injured while working in an office environment. Thankfully, it is equally easy to … Read More

5 Anti-Injury Tips for Runners

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If you’ve been a runner for long, there’s a decent chance you’ve experienced a running-related injury at some point. They’re not fun, are they? Not only do they keep you from your beloved pastime, they also limit your ability to perform daily tasks. Severe injuries may render you sedentary for weeks or even months. There are several types of injuries … Read More

How to Prevent Winter Accidents and Injuries

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Wintertime will soon be upon us, and it will bring snow, ice and sleet. These elements are great for sledding and having fun, but they can be dangerous. No one wants to slip and fall or pull a muscle in the wintertime. With a little planning and education, you can do a darn good job of preventing winter accidents and … Read More

You Can Prevent Running-Related Injuries

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Do you dream of becoming a runner? Lots of people do. Who knows how many times “run a 5K” has made it onto a list of New Year’s resolutions or life goals. If you want to become a runner, what is holding you back? Are you not sure how to start? Do you doubt your ability to achieve your fitness … Read More

You Can Prevent Falls, Breaks and Other Injuries with Physiotherapy

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Did you know that one in three older individuals (65 and older) will fall this year, along with 50 percent of those over age 80? It’s true. These falls often have serious medical consequences, such as broken bones and other types of trauma. Here is the good news: seniors can guard themselves against age-related injuries with physiotherapy. Too many people … Read More

Prehabilitation To Prevent Seasonal Injuries

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What is your favourite season? Many people say autumn because weather is dry and mild, and radiant colours appear throughout nature. Less people seem enthusiastic about winter, except for carollers who sing, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Winter months can be enjoyable, but with this season comes new routines, many of which require physical exertion. In particular, … Read More

Balancing Your Child’s Sports Schedules

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Young athletes are often seen as strong and invincible. With seemingly limitless energy, they are known to bounce back quickly from injury and fatigue. However, just as aging athletes can sustain injuries, so can their youthful counterparts. Different from adults, children and adolescents are often enrolled in multiple sports programs that involve regular (if not daily) training practices. Without required … Read More