Category: Fractures

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Winter Wrist Twists

Winter Wrist Twists

| January 9, 2017 | Reply

Old Man Winter seems to love twisted and broken wrists. Winter conditions in Canada are perfect to create a situation where you slip and cannot always recover. Since your body naturally wants to break its fall, you end up falling on an outstretched arm leading to a Distal Radial Fracture (more commonly known as a Broken Wrist).

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Connor McDavid and a Fractured Collar Bone

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Connor McDavid and a Fractured Collar Bone

| November 4, 2015 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre has provided rehabilitation treatment for many athletes of varying ages and skill levels who have suffered broken clavicles. Generally a fractured clavicle will take 6-12 weeks to recover, but there are different factors that can effect recovery rates. Our senior Physical Therapist Greg Krook, who has a special interest in shoulder injuries and has treated many of them successfully, discusses what he usually recommends as a course of action for his patients that do not have any specific complications.

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Common Injuries From a Day On The Slopes!

Common Injuries From a Day On The Slopes!

| January 22, 2014 | Reply

Due to the nature of snowboarding and downhill skiing many injuries are unpreventable. It is however, important to note that if you suffer a fracture or sprain due to a fall your season is not necessarily over! Come see us at Capilano Rehab Centre to get back on the slopes this winter!

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