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Vitamin D and Immunity for Athletes

As the snow and cold weather rolls in, it is often accompanied by the common cold or worse, the flu. Endurance athletes are more at risk of illness. Find out how nutrition can play an important role in increasing immune function.

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Hockey Tips to Keep You in the Game – Part 3 The Lower Extremity

Our team is back with more tips to keep you in the game! Let’s dive into some common lower extremity concerns in the game.

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Hockey Tips to Keep You in the Game – Part 2 The Upper Extremity

Understanding how to treat your body pre- and post-injury is critical to making sure that you stay in the game! Our team has no shortage of tips to get you started. Let’s dive into some common upper extremity concerns in the game.

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Hockey Tips to Keep You in the Game – Part 1

We’re back into the swing of hockey season and it is beyond exciting! But, this sport that we love doesn’t come without its share of injuries. Understanding how to treat your body pre- and post-injury is critical to making sure that you stay in the game! Our team has no shortage of tips to get you started. Let’s dive in!

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5 Nutrition Strategies for the Aging Athlete

As we age, nutrition has an essential role to play in our health and wellbeing. Food can help fuel our bodies, keep our muscles strong, maintain our functionality, decrease our risk of chronic medical conditions, and overall help us age gracefully.

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3 Simple Exercises for Shin Splint Recovery

Shin splints can be described as vague, diffuse pain of along the middle aspect of the shin during and after activity. With prompt diagnosis and appropriate management athletes can return to full activity in a timely manner.

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Strengthening Your Lower Extremity, Part 2 – Guided Squats

Proper movement mechanics and strengthening is critical to avoiding injury, gradual recovery in rehabilitation sessions and improving overall sport performance. Allison Gaudet, explains how to progress through box-guided squats to achieve optimal results.

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4 Key Exercises for Ankle Sprain Rehabilitation

Blake Scott, registered physiotherapist at our Kitchener-South clinic, demonstrates a progression series that your physiotherapist may take you through to strengthen your ankle after a sprain to help you get back to your active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible.

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8 Tendon Rehabilitation Principles for Rock Climbers

Rock climbing can be a strenuous sport, and is especially strenuous to the muscles of our upper body. Injuries involving the finger flexor tendons and muscles are very common. Here are 8 important principles for you to consider that will ensure you get the most out of your tendon rehabilitation.

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Strengthening Your Lower Extremity, Part 1

Your lower extremity is the control and foundation for all movements where we run, jump, cut, pivot and move whether in sport or within our everyday life. Allison Gaudet, registered physiotherapist, explains how to progress through squats and lunges to achieve optimal results.

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Simple and Nutritious Ribbon Zucchini, Carrot, Pesto Salad Recipe

Try this delicious, nutritious and simple recipe by Stephanie Boville, our registered dietitian and sports nutritionist, after your next garden harvest, produce shopping spree at the grocery store or farmer’s market.

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Lacing Techniques Video to Increase Ankle Stability and Reduce Foot Discomfort

David Stotesbury, our registered pedorthist, shows us some simple lacing techniques that can add significant ankle stability and reduce foot discomfort.

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What Can Relieve Morton’s Neuroma?

Burning, numbness, tingling or pain across the ball of your foot?

One condition is called Morton’s Neuroma. This is an injury to the nerve(s) that run inbetween the metatarsal bones of our feet. What can we do?

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Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy

Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) describes a condition in which the tendon that connects the hamstring muscles to our pelvis (ischium) become irritated, resulting in pain and limited function.

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Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fascia? What are the symptoms of Plantar Fasciitis? What Causes Plantar Fasciitis? What Treatment Options Do I Have? Stretches..

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