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Young Athletes: How to prevent injury.

High profile events like the Olympics bring the hope that witnessing and celebrating dedicated athletes at the top of their game, will inspire young people to take up sport and physical activities that help them develop confidence, lead more…
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Revolutionizing Back Pain Treatments

Revolutionising back pain treatments: an interview with Dr Kieran O’Sullivan Interview conducted by April Cashin-Garbutt, BA Hons (Cantab) Source: http://www.news-medical.net/news/20141214/Revolutionising-back-pain-treatments-an-interview-with-Dr-Kieran-Oe28099Sullivan.aspx Dr.…
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Feel younger with Strength Training!

Strength training isn't just for bodybuilders and marathoners. It's for anyone who wants to feel healthier, more energetic and, yes, younger. By K. Aleisha Fetters Jan. 29, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2016-01-29/8-best-equipment-free-strength-exercises-for-older-adults?int=a57b09 "Strength…
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New logo and 35th Anniversary specials! #1

35 % off the first treatment of your choice. For January, our staff has come together to offer a 35% discount on the cost of any first visit of the year. The choice is yours, whether you would like Physiotherapy, Manual therapy, Sports Therapy,…
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Tune up for winter sports

Source: http://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/how-to-get-in-shape-before-hitting-the-slopes-1.2626557 To avoid injuries when out enjoying a number of mountain sports, it is essential to prepare both mind and body and take part in physical activity…
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The aging game. Beautiful reporting.

The Aging Game A Special Report by Amy Gutman, Boston-based writer, and Madeline Drexler, editor, Harvard Public Health Please check out full article with fantastic images here: http://ow.ly/UFwGc The Gray Wave. The Silver Tsunami. The Agequake. Aging…
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Back Pain 101 Degenerative Disc Disease

It's estimated that as many as 75% of us will have some form of back or neck pain at some point in our lifetime. The good news is that most of us will recover without the need for surgery—and conservative care such as physical therapy usually…
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition causing heel pain. Supporting the arch, the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel to the ball of the foot, can become inflamed or can tear. You experience pain when you put weight on your…
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Bike Fit 101

Bike Fit Tips for Healthy Cycling Bicycle-related pain and injuries are commonly associated with poor bike fit. If you have pain related specifically to cycling, you might have a bike fit problem. Bike Fit Basics •Keep a controlled but…
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Headaches 101 Prevent and cure

Pain of any type that occurs in any part of the head is called a headache. There are many different types of headaches, with just as many causes. The International Headache Society describes several different categories of headache: •Tension-type •Migraine…