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Prevent Running Injuries

Tips to Prevent Running Injuries By taking a few precautions and planning, you can prevent many common running injuries. Here are some tips for preventing injuries.   Listen to your body: Don't ignore pain. A little soreness is OK. But…
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Check out the safe lifting techniques to prevent injury

One of the biggest causes of back injury at work is lifting or handling objects incorrectly. Learning and following the correct method for lifting and handling heavy loads can help to prevent injury and avoid back pain. Check out these safe lifting…
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Prevent Repetitive Strain Injuries by Sitting properly

If you work in an office and use a computer, you can avoid injury by sitting in the right position and arranging your desk correctly. Follow these tips: Support your back Avoid back pain by adjusting your chair so that your lower back is properly…
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Would you benefit from Orthotics? Here's what research tells us.

Orthotics Custom molded Orthotic devices like these are frequently used to treat various conditions of the foot and ankle. They are often very effective in relieving common lower extremity complaints. Orthotic devices may be recommended for…
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Does Running cause Arthritis?

This review was published in the New York Times. An article in Skeletal Radiology, a well-respected journal, created something of a sensation in Europe last year. It reported that researchers from Danube Hospital in Austria examined the knees…
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How to properly sit at a computer to prevent back and neck pain

Regular computer users perform 50,000 to 200,000 keystrokes each day. Under certain circumstances and for vulnerable individuals, frequent computer use that involves awkward postures, repetition, and forceful exertions may be related to nerve,…
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Back Strain Injuries -Worksafe BC Statistics

WorkSafeBC statistics: Back strain injuries WorkSafeBC Statistics 2012 explores data on back strain injuries from the last 30 years to shine a spotlight on an area of injury that affects thousands of B.C. workers each year. From 2003 to 2012: Between…
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The Low Down on Low Back Pain

  If you have lower back pain, you are not alone. Nearly everyone at some point has back pain that interferes with work, routine daily activities, or recreation. Americans spend at least $50 billion each year on low back pain, the most…
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Manual Therapy for Back and Neck Pain

See the Big Picture. Treat the CAUSE of injury. This is the 'hands-on' of physiotherapy which is found at the Saanichton Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic. Although there are certain improvements that can be made by stretching and massage alone,…