Category: Physiotherapy

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4 Common Curling Injuries

4 Common Curling Injuries

| April 11, 2017 | Reply

Curling is not at the top of the list when people think of sports that lead to injuries. However, a lack of flexibility, and core stability can lead to injury.

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Injury Time Out With Capilano Rehab| Ankle Stability With Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out With Capilano Rehab| Ankle Stability With Spencer Carless

| January 20, 2017 | Reply

While we do live a beautiful country, sometimes we are all too familiar with the slippery winters and uneven surfaces that come with the territory. Since our ankles put in the overtime to keep our balance during these months, we have to pay them for the overtime. To do this we need to strengthen our proprioceptors all around.

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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: Graston Technique®

Injury Time Out With Capilano: Graston Technique®

| September 16, 2016 | Reply

Marie-Josée is the newest Physical Therapist at Capilano Rehab Centre to add Graston Technique® (GT) to her list of professional credentials. At Capilano we are always looking for ways to improve treatment and pain relief for our patients in their rehab journey.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Fitness Competitions

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Fitness Competitions

| August 24, 2016 | Reply

I recently had the chance to sit down and talk with Jon Kassian, who currently has his Professional Status as a Muscle Model with the WBFF (World Beauty Fashion and Fitness Organization). I wanted to talk to him about his upcoming competition at the WBFF World Championships in Toronto on August 27th and to learn more about how he got into the sport of competitive fitness.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Torn ACL

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Torn ACL

| May 30, 2016 | Reply

Generally speaking, sports injuries do not discriminate. So why are girls more prone to ACL tears than boys? There is not a cut and dry explanation, but current evidence suggests that girls generally have less neuromuscular control of their knee motion during athletic maneuvers.

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