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Rake with no ache!

Rake with no ache!

🍁 I love Fall 🍁 Warm sweaters, delicious apples, the popular pumpkin-spiced Latte…and leaves. Lotsa leaves. Raking becomes a part of everyone’s weekend “to-do” list. It can be quite enjoyable, but it also can be tireless work involving repetitive movements of bending, reaching, twisting and lifting. All of these movements done for long periods of […]

Backpack Tips

Backpack Tips

Back to School Time: Backpack Safety The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Paediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America warn that wearing a backpack that is too heavy may cause injury. They provide the following tips: Carry no more than 15-20 percent of their body weight. Use both shoulder straps and adjust them to […]

Vestibular Rehab

Vestibular Rehab

Do you experience dizzy spells, or often feel off balance? Have you stopped participating in some of your favourite activities for fear of falling? Does the room spin on you when you roll over in bed or get up too fast? If you answered yes to any of these questions you are not alone. It’s […]

Physiotherapy Explained

Physiotherapy Explained

Here are some top questions a physiotherapist gets about our Physiotherapy profession!  What is a physiotherapist? Physiotherapists are health care providers who assist with the treatment of injuries, illness or disability. They have in-depth knowledge on how the body works; and can assess, diagnose and treat injury and disease, and its associated symptoms. The goal of […]