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About twice a month our therapists will be posting answers to commonly asked questions. So, if you have a burning question that you want answered let us know!

Common Running Myths

Running increases your risk of knee osteoarthritis Many people believe that running causes arthritis and ruins their knees. But studies have shown that the opposite is actually true. These studies have shown there is no increased occurrences of knee and hip OA in runners when compared to non-runners. Some have shown more knee and hip […]

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Top 5 Exercise Fails

New year and a new you? While we might not all hop on the resolution bandwagon, it is the time of year that many people tend to kickstart an exercise program. We thought it would be fun and informative to give you our list of the top 5 exercise fails that we see around the […]

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Phases of Healing Post-Injury

Timing is key with management of injuries. As physiotherapists we are constantly assessing what stage of healing our clients are in to determine how to progress treatment, exercise and deciding when you are ready to return back to activity. The speed at which one moves through these phases depends on a number of factors including […]

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Dealing With Anxiety

Unfortunately, such a common word now and we hear it all the time. At least I do, as a mother I hear it at my kids school, as a therapist I hear it at work. Stress, nervousness, fear, worry – all common emotions and anxiety is too a primal emotion. It drives us and keeps […]

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The Key to a Good Massage

Communication is key to receiving a good massage. A simple definition of communication is the process in which information is relayed. This can happen verbally or nonverbally. In order to give as effective a massage as possible, two-way communication is key. If your therapist could read your mind, they would know what your expectations with […]

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Does Pronation Cause Running Injuries?

I thought it would be helpful to address a few questions that we get a lot in clinic when helping recreational and high level runners a like. A lot of us can get too caught up with the ideal posture and the ideal movement patterns when doing activities. The abundance of information in this day […]

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