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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Distal Radius Fracture

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Distal Radius Fracture

| January 7, 2016 | Reply

Falling onto an outstretched arm is a common cause of a distal radial fracture. Your radius is the larger of the two bones that make up your forearm, the part of your arm from your elbow to your wrist. Even though it is the larger of the two, it is the most commonly broken arm-bone. There are different types of fractures that can result but whatever the specifics, forearm and wrist fractures usually have one thing in common: Physiotherapy can get you moving after your injury.

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Christmas at Capilano!

Christmas at Capilano!

| December 7, 2015 | Reply

Christmas is on the way and you may or may not be ready for the holidays. Here are our staff’s Top Seven Capilano Christmas ideas and gift suggestions to help you and Santa this holiday season!

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: College Football Injuries

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: College Football Injuries

| November 19, 2015 | Reply

Capilano Rehab is a recognized sports injury clinic of choice for university and amateur football players. For over a decade, we have been assessing and successfully treating a variety of football injuries, including but not limited to, dislocated shoulders, medial collateral strains and sprained ankles. Here is how Capilano Rehab Centre has helped one University Football player return to the game he loves!

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Diabetes Awareness Month | Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

Diabetes Awareness Month | Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy

| November 9, 2015 | Reply

November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Diabetes has many different side effects, but a common side effect for 50-90% of people with diabetes for 10 years or longer is Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN). At Capilano Rehab Centre we want to help! Capilano’s Magnetic BioStimulation (MBS) Therapy is a viable treatment option for DPN. At Capilano Rehab our MBS G-Pulse is a state-of-the-art system that combines pulsating electromagnetic energy (of low frequency) with monochromatic infrared rays. The application is safe, allows for deep penetration, and does not have side effects.

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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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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Core Strength

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Core Strength

| October 29, 2015 | Reply

Some people feel that the only reason to do Abs is to get that flat stomach. Sadly Abs alone will not get you that toned tummy but they do have many other benefits that you may not realize. When you’re crunching away at the gym or in your living room you are strengthening and stabilizing your core. Good core strength will help you with other issues that you may not realize like back pain, balance and posture. People who suffer from back pain often have weak core muscles and overly strong back muscles and don’t even know it.

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