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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…

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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.

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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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Don't fear the tear!

May 20, 2019

Have you recently been diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear? Do you feel as though you’ll need to get it stitched up by a surgeon as soon as possible to gain use of your shoulder again? Maybe not! The rotator cuff (RC) is a group of 4 muscles that originate…

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Hip Impingement

May 16, 2019

Have you ever felt a sharp, “pinching” type pain in front of your hip when sitting for a long period of time or while stretching your glutes (figure 1)? Or even the odd click or catch while walking or running? If so, you may have femoral acetabular impinge…

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Headaches

May 01, 2019

Headaches, they can be debilitating and prevent you from doing your day-to-day activities. Cervicogenic headaches (CGH) are headaches in which the pain originates from structures in the neck1. The reason this is possible is because spinal nerves that arise…

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Urinary Incontinence

May 01, 2019

Urinary incontinence is the involuntary leakage of urine that happens with laughing, sneezing, coughing or activity, but can also occur with no activity at all. Urinary incontinence is a common issue with women. In Canada 1 in 6 women over the age of 30 ha…

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Feet, we all feel differently about them, but no one can deny their importance! Ever notice how the structure of the foot mirrors the arch of a bridge (Figure 1)? During walking or running our arches cushion the force created from the impact with every st…

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We're excited to present to you, the Active Physio Works SAPEC Volleyball Tournament. The tournament will be held on September 27 & 28 for Junior High Senior Volleyball teams. Best of luck to all athletes and coaches participating!

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Our Clinics are proud to be involved with the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton July 20-21. We will be on-site providing Physiotherapy to the athletes in Vendors Village. Interested in booking an appointment during the race? Visit us at activephysioworks.…

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