A Physiotherapist’s Guide To Preventing Winter Related Injuries

We all dread it, but it’s happening: winter is coming, and the fun times on ice and snow will be met with injuries if you are not careful. Sure, our Canadian winters are long, and we should be experts by now at traversing the winterscape. Still, even the best of us winter aficionados have fallen prey to slippery sidewalks and aching pain from shoveling a fresh layer of snow from......
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What does it mean to be a Manual Therapist?

My name is Amanda Lee and I’m a Physiotherapist at Integra Health Centre. There were many reasons for choosing to work here but at the top of the list was the value this clinic placed on manual therapy. My colleagues and I strongly believe that the right manual therapy techniques combined with an individualized exercise program can effectively treat most injuries as well as help reduce acute and chronic pain.......
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Injury Prevention for Runners

Written by Physiotherapist Sarah Hull As the weather is finally warming up, I have been starting to see a lot more running injuries in the clinic. Running injuries are very common and often occur in the hip, knee and/or ankle.   During a running stride, your two feet are never in contact with the ground at the same time. That means you are always relying on single leg balance for......
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