With the soccer season never-ending, the passion for the beautiful game knows no bounds. Whether you’re playing indoors with the perfect turf or outside under the open sky, this comprehensive guide is your ultimate playbook for staying injury-free throughout the seasons.
Whether you’re searching for that special someone’s birthday present, celebrating a graduation, or shopping for the holidays, we put together a local St. Albert and area gift guide for the athletic person in your life.
Summer is in full bloom, and many of us are happily pottering around our yards with shovels and watering cans. While gardening can be a relaxing pastime, it can also place unexpected demands on the body and lead to injuries like sprains and strains.
Golf season is in full swing and if you’ve been teeing off regularly, you may find yourself experiencing discomfort in your elbows — but don’t worry! Golfer’s elbow is a common problem that many golfers encounter. With a little dedication and proactive measures, you can effectively alleviate the pain and …
Updated: November 14, 2022
When back pain hits, many of us gravitate to our couches thinking that we’ll feel better if we take it easy. However, a growing body of research shows that exercise, not rest, is the best medicine for chronic back pain.
Back pain is one of the most common reasons that people between the ages of 30 and 50 visit a doctor, or take time off work. With statistics like that, it seems like back pain is an inevitable part of adulthood, but it doesn’t have to be. Managing lower back pain is possible with regular exercise, stretching, healthy eating — and when needed, a trip to the physiotherapist.
Acupuncture and Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) are beneficial therapies used by practitioners to treat a wide range of conditions. On the surface, the technique and applications of acupuncture and IMS have many similarities, so it is easy to understand why many people confuse them! As physiotherapists who are skilled in both …
We’ve all had this feeling at one point in time, the anxiety of deciding what we should wear to a certain event, date, and yes, even a physiotherapy appointment! Deciding what to wear to physio can seem confusing, especially if it’s your first appointment. That’s why our team of registered …
The temperature has dropped, the snow has found its new home on the lawn and all the mountains have begun spamming your inbox with delightful offers. It’s time to start getting ready for the ski and snowboard season again. Getting lost in the excitement of the first day gliding on white, fluffy, glorious, shimmery snow is no excuse for a week of sore muscles afterwards.
Gyms are reopening and fitness fans are cautious, but excited nonetheless! However, your workout routine at home may not have looked the same as your routine at the gym. Our physiotherapists are here to answer all your questions about returning to the gym safely — without injury.
When summer finally arrives, many of us are eager to load up the car and escape from the city. A weekend in the great outdoors can be just the thing to de-stress and enjoy time with loved ones.
Unfortunately, roughing it can be hard on the body. Sleeping in a tent without a proper bed or sitting in a canvas camping chair can bring on aches and pains, as can hauling heavy gear in and out of the car. Folks who enjoy hiking, climbing, and similar pursuits can experience muscle soreness or even strains or sprains.