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Concussions have been a hot topic in sports over the past decade and we have seen an increase in awareness and management at the pro level. Most major leagues now have concussion spotters who can pull athletes out of games for further testing if a concussi…



Piriformis syndrome is an uncommon form of lower back/buttock pain. Pain from low back/buttocks can travel to upper thighs or less often below the knee. Pain is produced or worsens on sitting or exertional activities such as running or playing sports such …



PRP What is it? Injection of autologous plasma meaning reinfusion of blood/blood components, thereby making inherently safe/free from transmissible diseases such as HIV and hepatitis Injection contains proteins to help blood clot as well as acting on he…



WHAT IS SHOCKWAVE THERAPY? Simply put, it is a non-invasive alternative for treating musculoskeletal pain. It is used frequently in physiotherapy, orthopedics, and sports medicine. Most common applications are with chronic muscular and tendon disorders i…



Also known as ‘adhesive capsulitis’, frozen shoulder is a painful condition severely restricting shoulder range of motion caused by adhesions and thickening of the capsule of the shoulder. Over time inflammation and scar tissue increases in the capsule whi…



50% of women during pregnancy develop low back pain or pelvic girdle pain. Pelvic girdle pain is lower than typical back pain and can show up in the back around the sacroiliac (SI joints) or can show up in the front around the pubic symphysis. Both joints …



Improvements in Canadian cancer treatment has resulted in an increased number of Canadian cancer survivors, with approximately 100,000 Albertans living with, or past a cancer diagnosis. This population of survivors will continue to grow as our population a…



Concussions are a brain injury that cause a temporary disturbance in brain cell activity. These injuries can be caused by many different things but prime among them are the head or body getting hit in a way that causes the brain to be moved against the ins…



Our Active Physio Works Team Rehab Team Captain, Tyler Gamblin, PT, MScPT chatted with Mike Sobel of Global Edmonton about the MS Bike Leduc to Camrose June 22-23.


Physio for Golf

May 22, 2019

In honour of the most recent Masters Tournament, this blog will be about how physical therapy can improve your golf game. A physical therapist can help manage several types of injuries that may be limiting your performance, but they an also create a golf-s…


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