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.
Winter is a magical time of year for skiers and snowboarders who relish the opportunity to carve up the slopes or zip through fresh powder. Unfortunately, both novice and experienced athletes alike are at risk of being injured by the sports they love. Here are a few of the most common injuries on the slopes and what you can do to keep having fun all season long.
Updated: January 26, 2022
When the snow flies, many of us are eager to hit the slopes or go skating at the neighbourhood outdoor rink. Even those who are not winter sports enthusiasts will still spend a good amount of time outdoors shoveling snow from sidewalks or driveways and enjoying winter activities. Unfortunately, the snow and ice that come with Alberta winters can result in some additional hazards.
We outline some of the top winter injuries and tips on how to avoid them so you can enjoy the season injury-free!
Updated: October 6, 2021
In the summertime, most of us remember to drink plenty of water during outdoor activities. However, we’re often less mindful of hydration when summer fades to fall and the temperatures start to dip.
An active body needs plenty of water during cold weather! Whether you’re playing a fall sport like football or soccer or preparing your yard for the winter, good hydration will help your body move better — and avoid injury!
Spring 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. Injuries like sprains and strains are more common than many people realize.