Entries by Saanich Physio

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Why Exercise?

Understanding the “Why” behind Movement & Exercise How do our mindset and beliefs around exercise affect the decisions we make? This blog explores the nitty-gritty of the “why” movement and exercise are beneficial to you in order to help you make the change you are seeking. As Physiotherapists, one part of our job is to […]

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4Running Run Clinic -Join up!

4running Run Clinic Would you like to improve your running economy by learning to run more efficiently? Have injuries derailed your attempts to improve as a runner before? Would you like to learn how to fuel your runs? Do you want to condition your body for achieving your full potential as a runner in as […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis Plantar Fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the sole of the foot, with pain usually localised around the front of the heel bone and radiating along the arch of the foot towards the toes. There is usually point tenderness on the insertion of the plantar fascia onto the heel bone with symptoms often […]

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Knee Pain Solutions

Knee pain comes in many forms with many different causes. While treatment for every person and condition will be different in each case, here are a few tips that may help to reduce knee pain throughout the day. 1. Choose supportive footwear One of the biggest culprits for ongoing knee pain is wearing unsupportive or […]

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Lower Back Pain When Walking or Running

Lower Back Pain When Walking or Running As Physiotherapists a regular complaint by patients is the experience of increasing lower back pain when walking or running. There is a common misconception that because we are undertaking exercises this should not lead to pain, it should be helpful shouldn’t it? To find out the answers to […]

40th Anniversary Prizes!

Enter our raffle to win 40 different prizes!     10 Shockwave Treatments   5 Innovative Running Gait Analyses   5  30 min Registered Massage Therapy Sessions   5  IMS treatments   5 Precision wobble boards   5 Custom Exercise Plans   5 $40 gift certificates

40 Years Ago! 1979

Jan 21 Price of gold increases to record $875 troy oz Jan 26 “The Dukes of Hazzard” premieres on US TV network CBS Feb 1 English international forward Trevor Francis becomes Britain’s first £1 million soccer player when he transfers from Birmingham City to Nottingham Forest Feb 10 “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” by Rod […]

Hips don’t lie- Hip strength a vital link?

Hip Function Acquiring hip strength and stability is a very specific physical goal. For some the incentive for achieving this goal will be bought on by hip injury or pain. For others it will be to support other physical goals, through engaging power via the largest joints in the body. In some sports the importance […]