Category: Healthy Living

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Injury time Out With Eddie Steele

Injury time Out With Eddie Steele

| July 12, 2017 | Reply

I had the opportunity to sit down with former Edmonton Eskimo, and current Saskatchewan Rough Rider Eddie Steele, to talk about injuries and what it takes to be successful in the CFL.

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Injury Time Out With Capilano Rehab | Shin Splints With Brendan Lehman

Injury Time Out With Capilano Rehab | Shin Splints With Brendan Lehman

| May 24, 2017 | Reply

Finally, the sun has decided to shine and the leaves have begun to sprout! Time to shake off those winter cobwebs and get out for a jog. As mentally therapeutic as those first runs can be, physically they often can be hard on our legs. Too much running too fast can put a repetitive loaded stress on our lower leg muscles and cause medial tibia pain, or in layman’s terms shin splints.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab | Knee Pain with Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab | Knee Pain with Spencer Carless

| December 21, 2016 | Reply

Certain high velocity sports and/or repetitive explosive movement sports, such as basketball and volleyball, tend to cause lower leg issues. For example a minor kneecap tracking problem, compounded with repetitive motion over time, can lead to an infra patellar tendonitis, or jumper’s knee.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano | Hamstring Strengthening With Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out with Capilano | Hamstring Strengthening With Spencer Carless

| November 29, 2016 | Reply

In this week’s Injury Time Out Capilano Rehab’s Kinesiologist, Spencer Carless, focuses on Hamstring strengthening and stretching. Make sure to watch the video link to see what Spencer recommends to help the Hamstring!

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5 Great Christmas Ideas: A Capilano Gift Guide

5 Great Christmas Ideas: A Capilano Gift Guide

| November 22, 2016 | Reply

With so many things to do before Santa comes, the pressure to come up with gift ideas and then go out shopping adds to an already stressful time of year. Capilano wants to help you! Here are some fab Capilano gifts that you will be happy to give to that special person in your life this Christmas.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Compression Stockings

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Compression Stockings

| July 28, 2016 | Reply

Traditionally, compression stockings have been used to help increase blood flow in individuals with venous insufficiency and circulatory problems like varicose veins and swelling in their legs, but that has been changing. In the past few years, compression stocking utilization has been on the rise amongst athletes of varying skill and competition level. While they still serve the physiologic purpose of improving venous return and reducing edema, research and experience is showing that compression stockings can help with performance and recovery.

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