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Preventing golf injuries

Golf Injuries are more common than you think! While golf is considered a low-impact sport, golf injuries are common and often due to overuse or poor mechanics. The areas injured, in order of most to least frequent, are the lower back, elbow,…
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Back to Balance with Laura Graham

Back to Balance with Laura Graham   This brand new one-on-one balance program now being offered through Saanich Physiotherapy at our Elk Lake location is specifically geared towards our senior clients that wish to maintain or further…

Hip Pain?

What is it? Hip bursitis is a fairly common condition, and involves inflammation of the bursae around the hip joint. The bursa are small fluid-filled sacs, and are present to reduce the friction between tendons and the bone and ensure that…

Sports Injury Physio Victoria

Sports Injuries may occur during any sport, affecting any part of the body. They should be treated by a Physiotherapist experienced with treating Sports Injuries, as timely rehabilitation is critical to avoid a breakdown of the injury during…

Sports Injury Prevention for Baby Boomers

Sports Injury Prevention for Baby Boomers While there may be no single fountain of youth, you can slow down the aging process by staying physically active. Regular exercise enhances muscle and joint function, keeps bones strong, and decreases…
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Exercise more for brain health!

  People who exercise have better mental fitness, and a new imaging study from UC Davis Health System shows why. Intense exercise increases levels of two common neurotransmitters -- glutamate and gamma-aminobutyric acid, or GABA -- that…
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Why does exercise make us feel happy?

So we all know that feeling that we get after exercise - we feel generally happier, less stressed, less anxious and also sleep better. Exercise produces a rush of happy hormones we also know as endorphins. So what are these endorphins and why…

Try a Yoga or Core Conditioning Course Today!

Saturdays at 3pm in Saanichton We are pleased to offer some great courses at Saanichton Physio. Our Athletic Therapist Peter Schreurs is also a certified yoga instructor and facilitates these courses in our private, relaxing clinic space   Hatha…

Warm up! Key to success

Okay. So you've decided to embark on a fitness regime in order to shed some kilo's, get fit or just for fun. New gym membership. Check. New sparkling runners. Check. Gym gear (a bit tight at the moment). Check. Alright, let me at that treadmill/rower/crosstrainer/zumba…

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…