Injury Rehabilitation

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 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!

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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Back to School Sports

Prevent injuries this September before you get back into your exercise routine! Even if you’re no longer a student, the start of the school year usually initiates the return to routine. Without the interruption of summer travel plans and holidays, work and exercise routines, including club and team sports, start…
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Physiotherapy Inspirations

One of the best things about our job as physiotherapists are the people we meet and the stories they tell. They challenge us with their challenges – from ankle sprains, post-operative ACL repairs, muscle strains, or back pain – as they all have their own unique goals to achieve which…
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Recent Ankle Sprain?

This research study summary was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy in July 2013. It outlines the importance of receiving physiotherapy following an ankle sprain as it leads to better long term function, and improved pain relief compared to self management of the injury. Ankle Sprains:…
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