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Looking for in depth educational content? Our GRSM staff are highly trained and knowledgeable and have taken some of their knowledge and provided you with information in short and educational blogs! With topics that cover diverse areas, there is something for everyone!

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 enjoy can make the season so much more rewarding! There are plenty of options of outdoor fun for everyone to enjoy. GRSM Physiotherapist Jason Smith shares with you his tips for having a successful winter running season.

Young Woman Running

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 are common in athletes, specifically endurance athletes. In this article you will learn how a few nutrition tactics can help you have a GI issue free workout!

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 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!

Athletic male doing shoulder exercise with dumbells.

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 common type of injury to lifters is shoulder pain. Some of the most common gym movements can cause shoulder pain but it’s important to address it early because it can lead to more serious injuries or time away from the gym. Blake Scott, Registered Physiotherapist, shares valuable information and examples on how you can manage and resolve your shoulder injury. Click to read more!

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 between each set of recti. Complaints are more than just vanity, it has a big impact on the way you live! A physiotherapist trained in pre/post natal core stability can identify a DRA and assess how to treat it. This can be done both pre and postpartum.

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 the proper amounts are essential to provide energy for growth and activity. To optimize performance, young athletes need to learn what, when and how to eat and drink before, during and after activity.

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).

This is a very common injury in racquet players and has therefore claimed the name “tennis elbow”. If you don’t play any racquet sports, understandably it seems strange to have developed this type of injury. However, prolonged mouse and keyboard use is also a common activity amongst people that develop this irritation.

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