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Outdoor activities can be a great way to get some fresh air and exercise during the long winter months. However, with the drop in temperatures, icy surfaces and never ending snow, this time of year can lead to an increased risk of winter related injuries. …

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Holiday Hours 2017

Dec 05, 2017

Category: Events

Please note our clinics will be closed for the following days over the holidays: December 24 (Christmas Eve) - closedDecember 25 (Christmas Day) - closed December 26 (Boxing Day) - closed December 31 (New Years Eve) - closed January 1 (New Years Day) - cl…

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2017 started off great!   Completed two half marathon’s in spring and began training for my first Full Marathon.  Then it all fell apart – I began to notice cramping in my right calf which eventually lead to incredible pain in the back of my knee – and it …

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Category: Jess Mahe, MScPT

During the winter months, it is common for us to see injuries from skiing and snowboarding. Some of the most common injuries that can happen from snowboarding include: ○      Knee sprains/strains (including MCL, ACL) ○      Low back sprain/strain ○     …

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Category: Jess Mahe, MScPT

As physiotherapists, we often prescribe exercises to help people bounce back from injuries. But did you know that exercise and physical activity can also help to prevent diseases such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and even cancer? According to the …

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Active Physio Works is honoured to be nominated in the Small Business category in the St. Albert Chamber of Commerce Business Awards of Distinction. We are very fortunate to be nominated amongst such amazing fellow St. Albert small businesses. Our Clini…

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Active Physio Works is honoured to be nominated for Best Small Business at the Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Business Awards. We were very fortunate to be awarded the title in 2014 and are very lucky to be recognized this year, amongst such won…

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Let's Talk Orthotics!

Oct 04, 2017

Are you wondering “Can I benefit from custom orthotics?”, “Why are custom orthotics different than over the counter orthotics?”  or “Can my therapist at Active Physio Works make them for me?” This blog can help answer some of those questions. Foot pain is…

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In the beginning of September I was lucky to be a part of a race in Lethbridge, Alberta called Lost Soul Ultra. The reason I signed up for this race was two-fold. The first reason was due to an instance of frostbite in December. This caused me to push my s…

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Thank you Jared Henry for sharing his story of why Active Physio Works for him: In 2014 I was living a regular life; until a spinal cord injury changed everything. My injury left me almost completely paralyzed from the waist down, but I refused to give up…

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