Anatomy

Do you pee a little when you laugh?

Did you know that isn’t a normal response? Pelvic floor issues are incredibly common. In fact, recent statistics suggest that 1 in 4 women suffer from pelvic floor dysfunction. Some conditions treated by a pelvic rehabilitation therapist include: Musculoskeletal aches and pains (involving the back, hips, sacroiliac joint, groin, abdomen…
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Keeping your head in the game

Concussion in rugby

Concussion injuries are not a new phenomenon.  Who can forget what happened to Sid the Kid?  Yet, despite the press and huge push for education, we continue to hear about people who ignore their concussion symptoms, or report that they don’t have a concussion because they weren’t knocked out.  So…
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Are you aligned?

Managing Malalignment – Clinical Tips Part 1 Very few active people make it through an entire season without experiencing some form of injury associated with weakness and/or with what physios refer to as malalignment.  Malalignment is a common condition referring to the alignment of the pelvis with respect to the…
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Ramping up to Sun Run!

Runner

Running season never really ends in Vancouver but we all know the largest, most popular running event in this city is the Vancouver Sun Run!  This year marks its 32nd year in the city!  Whether you are training for this event for the first time, or a seasoned runner training…
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Protect Your Knees!

The knee is a hinge type synovial joint and is one of the most important joints in our bodies. It is a load-bearing joint that is vital for both horizontal and vertical movement of the body. Without our knees, we wouldn’t be able to walk, run, jump or perform many…
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Be a Better Skier

Do you want to become a better skier? Despite the lack of white fluffy stuff on the mountains this year, you could still be working on becoming a better skier by improving your stability and core strength off the mountain. Inside the latest edition of ProView from the Canadian Ski…
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