Post running muscle soreness?

Whether you are a first time runner or not you will be on a runners high for finishing your event. The key to a good post running event recovery is what you do in the first few days after running. The outcome of not following through on a good…
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New Clinic News! Exciting Elk Lake 2nd Location.

NOW OPEN! Come check out our 2nd clinic location by Elk Lake! 5401 Hamsterly Rd, (250) 361-5500, saanichphysio.com Learn more below and enjoy a virtual tour! Recently, we have been given a wonderful opportunity to team up with the amazing group…
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Shoulder pain from using your iPad? Remember it's not a laptop!

The sudden popularity of tablet computers such as the Apple iPad has not allowed for the development of guidelines to optimize users' comfort and well-being. Researchers now report that head and neck posture during tablet computer use can be…
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Hip or Knee arthritis? Boost your joints with Physio

HIP AND KNEE PAIN Spacing exercise-based physical therapy sessions over a 12-month period while using three additional "booster" sessions periodically has been shown to be more cost effective than alternative physical therapy strategies in the…
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Knee Pain, Physio as effective as Surgery

Exercise therapy is as effective as surgery for middle aged patients with a common type of knee injury known as meniscal tear (damage to the rubbery discs that cushion the knee joint), finds a study in The BMJ this week. The researchers suggest…

Physical Exercise: The magic bullet for Health

Regular Physical Exercise is the "Magic Bullet" In an editorial published in the current issue of Cardiology, professors from the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine at Florida Atlantic University have evaluated the totality of evidence and…

Coffee and health

(Reuters Health) - In a 10-year U.S. study, people who drank coffee regularly were less likely to die of many causes, including heart disease and diabetes, than those who didn't drink coffee at all. The more coffee study participants consumed,…

Boost Brain health with Exercise

http://www.ctvnews.ca/health/exercise-can-give-a-boost-to-memory-in-older-adults-study-1.2679089 It seems exercising the body could also exercise the mind, with a new study reporting that older adults who take more steps by either walking or…
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Sports Injury Prevention Tips

Our bodies are a lot like ecosystems. Every atom, cell, bone, and muscle is connected- and inter-related. However, similar to ecosystems, things get out of balance from time to time. We should follow proper health habits that prevent injuries…

Vertigo: Get the facts and the fix

Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo It can come on suddenly, with no warning. You roll over in bed or turn your head into a certain position and all of a sudden the room is spinning... You may also feel nauseated and vomit. Often you feel off…