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Ski and Snowboard

Ski and Snowboard

Winter has arrived and with it, snow in the mountains and the return of skiing and snowboarding. The snow also means that we see more injuries related to skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities. The most common injuries for skiers and snowboarders affect the knees, back, neck, wrists, shoulders and tailbone. The risk of these […]

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Shovelling Snow

Shovelling Snow

With winter comes the promise of snow… and the promise of having to shovel sidewalks and driveways. Often with such shoveling, also comes pulled muscles and back injuries caused by poor shoveling technique. How do you avoid such aches, pains and injuries? Wear proper footwear with a good tread to help avoid slipping and falling. […]

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Snowshoe Running

Snowshoe Running

SNOWSHOE RUNNING What is it? A walk, job, hike, and run can all be called snowshoe running. It’s a great cross-training alternative which makes the most of our outdoors in the Vancouver winters. The benefits are: Snowshoe running confers many benefits such as the beautiful terrain. It’s also quite the challenge, not to be underestimated […]

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Skiing/Snowboarding

Skiing/Snowboarding

SKIING/SNOWBOARDING Solutions for Painful Feet when Skiing or Snowboarding As winter is quickly approaching, skiers and snowboarders are getting ready for the snow to fall. It is recommended that general strengthening, stretching and balance drills be incorporated into your preseason program. It is also important to make sure your equipment is in good shape. Skiing […]

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