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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Shoulder pain is something that many people live with. At Capilano Rehab Physiotherapy, our Kinesiologist, Spencer has some tips to help you with nagging shoulder pain. If it helps, great! If not, call us at 780-466-1104 to book an appointment with one of our Physical Therapist!
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.
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.
Athletes showing off circular bruises (cups marks) on their backs and shoulders have taken the 2016 Rio Olympics by storm but many people are not familiar with cupping (a practice of myofascial release). Myofascial Release is a form of soft tissue therapy used to treat a variety of nagging aches and pains. Athletes have been incorporating cupping as part of a regular injury prevention and muscle recovery to help keep them competing and training at such an elite level.
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.