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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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Category: News

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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Category: News

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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What is Joga?

Sep 25, 2017

Let me start off by saying that as a Physiotherapist, I am not easily won over by exercise fads, or even by common exercises that I find don’t benefit people properly. There are a lot of ways in which common exercises can be done wrong, and while I know a …

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Category: Events

It's World Physical Therapy Day! A great time to recognize how Physiotherapy can get you moving again. Here at Active Physio Works, we understand that life moves. So should you. To book an appointment, call 780-458-8505.    

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Category: Sam Dalk, MScPT

Seemingly in the headlines every week, concussion research is one of the most rapidly emerging and constantly changing present topics in sport. Many beliefs about concussions in the past have proven to be misconceptions and it is very important to make sur…

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