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Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are a common and painful injury that can happen at any time: on the sports field, the ski slopes or as the result of a slip walking across your living room. The ankle is made up of three bones: the tibia, fibula and talus. Ligaments, tendons and muscles work together to stabilize the […]

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Back Pain

Ever wonder if that nagging back pain is going to get worse? Almost everyone experiences some type of back pain during the course of their life. In fact, for many of us, back pain can be due to a lack of exercise or a result of poor posture and prolonged body-straining habits. The accumulated wear […]

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Knee Pain

Recently released studies suggest physiotherapy is at least as effective as surgery in treating arthritic knees. Whether you’re squeamish about scalpels and knobby kneecaps or not, this is great news. A study from the New England Journal of Medicine finds that surgery is no better than medication and physiotherapy for relieving the pain and stiffness of […]

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The Golf Issue

Summer is finally here, and many of you will be hitting the links. Before you hit too many strokes, we thought we would pass along some helpful tips. The driving range or the putting green may seem like the place to start, but you should consider the gym. Golf injuries are common. Problem areas include […]

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Marathon Training

Physiotherapists and RMTs Can Help! You may be starting to train for one of the many marathons that are held in the spring and summer or you may even be preparing for next year’s marathons. Physiotherapists and Registered Massage Therapists can help with advice and more. Based on research and experience, what is the best […]

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Hiking

Nestled at the base of the North Shore mountains, Lower Mainland residents are fortunate to have a variety of hiking options available to them. From a few hours to a few days in length, there are numerous trails to discover. Before you set off into the great outdoors, take a few moments to plan ahead […]

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