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How To Sleep Like a Baby while Carrying One

How To Sleep Like a Baby while Carrying One

Since it is that time of year when many babies are born, statistically speaking, we might as well speak of sleeping.  Sleep is a critical element to our health and wellbeing.  It is only fitting that we discuss the difficulties dur...

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Infant Torticollis (& Plagiocephaly)

Infant Torticollis (& Plagiocephaly)

Quick Facts – What is it?

  • Latin ‘Torticollis’ translation: Tortus= twisted and collum= neck.
  • Tightness of a side neck muscle (sternocleidomastoid – SCM).
  • Plagiocephaly, (aka flat head syndro...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries / Concussion

Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries / Concussion

Head Injuries - Concussions

What is it?

This can be the most life threatening injury experienced on the slopes. At best, a skier may experience a bump on their head bu...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

Ski/Snowboard Injury #4: Knee Ligament Sprains

What is it?

The knee is a hinging joint that straightens and bends with a slight amount of rotation involved. The bones are...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Ski/Snowboard injury #3: Acromio-Clavicular (AC) Separations 

What is it?

An AC joint separation, an acromio-clavicular joint injury, occurs with a fall onto the shou...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Here we go ... injury #2 in the top 5 ski/snowboard injuries - FOOSH Injuries. They can occur any day, any time (falling, cycling fall, etc), but is common on the ski hill this time of year, especial...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

We are in the thick of winter and many of us have been out on the slopes every weekend, cold weather or not!  As exciting as it is to be back out there, it is often the first few runs that put our bodies at risk of injury. Whether y...

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Why Does My Pelvic Physiotherapist Do An Internal Exam?

Why Does My Pelvic Physiotherapist Do An Internal Exam?

Your pelvic floor muscles work silently to support your bowel, bladder, and sexual function; as well as contribute to your core strength.  Although the pelvic floor and internal pelvic muscles are not often considered when evaluatin...

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Sports Injuries in Children

Sports Injuries in Children

STATISTICS

In 2012, more than 1.3 million kids went to the ER with sports injuries in the United States. Football injuries were in the lead, followed by basketball, soccer, and baseball, with the most injured...

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Curling Safety

Curling Safety

Curling is a great recreational activity enjoyed by many Canadians. It became an official Olympic sport in the Winter Olympic Games of 1998.  t is a great recreational activity for people of all ages.

 Did you know or r...

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