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How To Sleep Like a Baby while Carrying One

How To Sleep Like a Baby while Carrying One

Posted Mar 29th, 2019

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 during...

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Infant Torticollis (& Plagiocephaly)

Infant Torticollis (& Plagiocephaly)

Posted Mar 22nd, 2019

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 syndrome) =...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries / Concussion

Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries / Concussion

Posted Mar 15th, 2019

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 but...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

Posted Mar 8th, 2019

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

Posted Mar 1st, 2019

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...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Posted Feb 22nd, 2019

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,...

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Posted Feb 15th, 2019

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...

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Why Does My Pelvic Physiotherapist Do An Internal Exam?

Why Does My Pelvic Physiotherapist Do An Internal Exam?

Posted Feb 1st, 2019

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 evaluating...

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Sports Injuries in Children

Sports Injuries in Children

Posted Jan 25th, 2019

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

Posted Jan 18th, 2019

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.

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