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Finger Pain (D.I.P joint) in Climbing!

Check the video for a comprehensive chat with GRSM Physiotherapist Jason Smith about why pain occurs at our DIP joints, and what we can do ...
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5 Tips for Running Outdoors in the Winter

Winter comprises a significant portion of our year in Southern Ontario. Although it’s easy to stay cooped up inside, finding an outdoor activity that you ...
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Gastrointestinal Troubles During Exercise

Do you ever experience stomach pains, burping, nausea or flatulence during your workouts? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Gastrointestinal (GI) issues ...
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Hockey Blogs

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 ...
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Shoulder Pain in Lifters

With any type of activity there is the risk of getting injured, and that’s no different when it comes to lifting. In fact, the most ...
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You Don’t Have To Live With Mummy Tummy!

Mummy Tummy (aka Diastasis Recti) is when the linea alba of the rectus abdominis stretches to allow room for the growing fetus, leaving a gap ...
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Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

Nutrition is an important part of sport performance for young athletes, in addition to allowing for optimal growth and development. Macronutrients, micronutrients and fluids in ...
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What Everyone Needs to Know About Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow is the layperson term for lateral epicondylitis which means inflammation of the boney prominence on the outside of your elbow (your lateral epicondyle). ...
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Prevention and Management of Low Back Pain

Low back pain is the most common cause of disability in the working population. Approximately 50-80% of the adult population will experience it at some ...
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The ABCs of Running

This runners drill is great for improving the bio-mechanics of running (speed, agility, balance and coordination), body awareness, injury prevention and increasing performance. It can ...
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Keeping the Body Cool with Ice Slushies

Pre-cooling strategies have been used to cool athletes prior to exercising in the heat. There are many strategies used, but sometimes these are not available ...
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Ice or Heat for My Injury?

After receiving an injury, it can be difficult to know the best way to treat swelling. Would an ice pack be a better choice than ...
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5 Key Treatment Principles for Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome

Iliotibial Band (ITB) Syndrome is an overuse injury which causes pain on outer part of the knee. Common to runners, hikers and cyclists, there are ...
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Work From Home: 5 Tips and 5 Exercises to Reduce Postural Strain

So many of us have had to unexpectedly adapt to working from home and may not be properly set up to do so. This can ...
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Be Fit to Run

Some misconceptions about running have been around for decades. Running should not be the only strategy to get fit. You should be fit to run. ...
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