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How To Sleep Like a Baby while Carrying One

How To Sleep Like a Baby while Carrying One

Sleep is a critical element to our health and wellbeing and comes with it's owns challenges during pregnancy.

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries

Ski Injury Spotlight: Head Injuries

A concussion can be the most life threatening injury experienced on the slopes. At best, a skier may experience a bump on their head but in more severe cases, a concussion may occur. 

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

Ski Injury Spotlight: Knee Ligament Sprain

The knee is a hinging joint that straightens and bends with a slight amount of rotation involved. When the force exerted upon a ligament is greater than strength of the ligament itself, it becomes stretched, or torn.

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Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

Ski Injury Spotlight: AC Separation

A shoulder separation often happens in snowboarding, during a fall into the side of the body or the shoulder. When the shoulder contacts the solid hill, the joint is stretched or torn which causes pain, apprehension to move your shoulder, and a lack of available movement.

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

Ski Injury Spotlight: Fall On OutStretched Hand (FOOSH)

A “Fall On the OutStretched Hand”, or FOOSH injury, is group of injuries termed by its mechanism of injury and occurs with a fall. This type of injury is common on the ski hill, especially with beginners.

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Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

Ski Injury Spotlight: Skier's Thumb

The first few ski runs of the year can put our bodies at risk of injury. Whether you’re a slow and steady cross country-er or a wild and radical downhill fanatic, we are working on helping you all out with the top 5 ski/snowboard injuries.

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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 contribute to your core strength, support your bowel, bladder, and sexual function, and they are key factors in reducing lumbopelvic (low back / pelvis) pain.

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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 uses a variety of muscle groups one may not use on a regular basis. Like all sports, participants face the risk of getting injured, even if not a dangerous sport.

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Post-partum Recovery: Getting back to physical activity!

Post-partum Recovery: Getting back to physical activity!

This blog comes in response to a recent "mommy and baby" presentation Victoria Goodman, our in house Pelvic Physiotherapist, did in the Ottawa area.  It was a great time hanging out with the new moms, seeing so many cute infant smil...

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