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April Update

In past 6 weeks since ReActive Physiotherapy had to shut its doors to in-person care, many exciting things have been going on behind the scenes. Our staff has been using this time to reconnect with loved ones, enjoy physical activity and leisure, and work on continued professional development. Our staff […]

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Are we all doing our part?

Over the past month, I have had a lot of time to reflect on my job as a physiotherapist, my own personal life and how the two overlap. A key aspect of work that I truly miss is the opportunity to meet and interact with new and ongoing clients on […]

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Exercise Guidelines to Beat and Reduce Risk of Cancer

Exercise Guidelines to Beat and Reduce Risk of Cancer

In October 2019, the America College of Sports Medicine and the American Cancer Society along with 15 other International organizations released this article1. While the article got a little news traction – an article in the New York Times a few shares on Twitter, I feel like this should have […]

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Supplemental Training- The Overhead Deep Squat

The Overhead Deep Squat As a runner, triathlete, golfer, or any sport participant you may want to participate in supplemental training.  Supplemental training includes some weight training, core work, stretching and mobility exercises. During the competition phase of a sport, supplemental training takes place only 1 or 2 time a […]

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Do you get low back pain with golf?

“S” Posture When playing other sports like baseball, football, or basketball, we are taught to stick our tailbone out to get into a “ready” position. This is a common misunderstanding of an athletic setup position which can negatively affect your golf swing.  Golfers that stick their tail bone out too […]

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10 Golden Rules in Prevention of Running Injuries

Adapted from The Running Clinic 1. Surround yourself with the right people Instant Payday Loan No Brokers Proper medical and coaching supervision for all runners, whether high performance athletes or joggers, must be done by qualified, competent and understanding professionals. For this reason, a runner must never accept final recommendations […]

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Achilles Tendonopathy

Where is the pain: At the bottom of the calf muscle, or within the tendon before or at the insertion on the calcaneus bone (heel). Cause: This is an overuse load injury, sometimes repetition injury. The runner has completed too much volume or intensity too soon. If a runner transitions […]

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Plantar Fasciapathy

Where is the pain? The bottom of the foot. Cause: Load and or range of motion injury with a sudden increase in uphill or over sand running, an irregular surface requiring increased push off, running. Aggravating Activities: Walking first thing in the morning, the push off phase of running or […]

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Iliotibial Band Syndrome, IT syndrome, ITBS

Where is the pain? Lateral or outside of the knee Cause: This is a repetition Injury. Friction can build up as the ITB rubs over the lateral epicondyle of the knee as the knee bends and straightens causing an inflammatory response. Running on the same surface all the time, i.e. […]

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Patellar Femoral Pain Syndrome PFPS, PFS

Where is the pain? Front or anterior knee Cause: This is a load and repetition Injury. The runner may have increased their training volume too fast and it may have been too intense. PFPS is commonly associated with abnormal alignment of knee or knee cap during the bending and straightening […]

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