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

Elite Sports Injury Clinics’ PT Megan Ferrone Explains Why Physiotherapy is for Everyone

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Have you ever considered making physiotherapy part of your life? If not, why? If you are like most people who have never contacted a physiotherapy clinic to set up an evaluation, you assume that physiotherapy is only for the injured. This is a common misconception. The truth is that physiotherapy can benefit most people, whether they are injured or able-bodied. … Read More

The “Don’ts” of Stretching for Winter Sports

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Like it or not, winter is here for several more weeks. One way that outdoorsy people make the best of this season is by participating in winter sports like skiing, hockey, ice skating, and snowboarding. These adrenaline-triggering sports can liven up January and February like no other activities. They can also cause injuries if a sportsman/sportswoman doesn’t stretch correctly. The … 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

3 Ways to Get Fit in Time for Spring

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Springtime is just around the corner. Can you believe it? Soon we will trade in dry, cold weather for sunshine, warm winds and blue skies. If you’re like the rest of us, you’ve spent this winter in hibernation, avoiding exercise. It seems like excuses for avoiding physical activity are plentiful during the winter season. Are you ready to ditch the … 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

Posture Is More Important Than You Think

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If you created a list of things you should do to stay healthy, what would it look like? Perhaps your list might look something like this: — Take vitamins — Exercise — Eat healthy, whole foods — Sleep 6-8 hours per night — Drink 8 glasses of water per day While these activities should be priorities for people who want … Read More