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The Knot

Sep 18, 2018

Category: Mark Ellis, RMT

If you have any kind of job that involves sitting, then chances are you have experienced that "knot".  The one that feels like it sits right under your shoulder blade, achy, burning and sore! You try to take a break and work it out but it doesn't budge. …

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Tags : back pain


Two years ago I wrote about my fitness journey doing a 90day program. Like most people, I struggle with juggling the demands of work and family life with trying to find some time for myself and my health. I wanted to demonstrate how someone can make a comm…

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Pelvic health is a specialty of physiotherapy that addresses the muscles of the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor is very important and often is not assessed or treated in traditional physical therapy. The pelvic floor has many functions including: Prov…

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Thank you to Mike Sobel & Global Edmonton for having James Dean, PT, BScPT and Tyler Gamblin, PT, MScPT on this morning to discuss how Physiotherapy can help manage vertigo and its symptoms.   To book an appointment for vestibular rehabilitation, cal…

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Defining Pain

Jul 27, 2018

When starting out researching and learning about pain, as part of my Pain Science learning plan over the last 2 months, I have found one constant theme; pain is a complex thing and therefore defining it is also a very difficult. The fact is that even the d…

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On August 1/2018 at 7pm Edmonton and it’s amazing community of runners, walkers and the like will come together to support an incredible cause. Take Roots Consulting & Active Physio Works in Edmonton have partnered to support Dave Proctor on his epic j…

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This is a question we often hear in the clinic. It is a treatment that can be recommended frequently by your doctor or surgeon. So what does a cortisone injection actually do?Cortisone is a steroid shot that decreases the inflammation in an injured area. T…

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Category: Events

Visit our booth at the Fort Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce Trade Show in the Dow Centennial Centre. Enter to win a 60-min massage with Danielle Lamoureux, Student Massage Therapist. We will be set-up throughout the weekend.

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Category: Events

Join us on Saturday, May 12 for a spin class in support of our Active Physio Works Team Rehab MS Bike Leduc to Camrose Fundraising at Cyclebar Windemere (5242 Windermere Boulevard) at 12:45pm. Register now to join us: https://windermere.cyclebar.com/class-…

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Category: Events

Kendra Wilson, PT, BScPT will be running a program called GLA:D® (Good Life with Osteorthritis: Denmark). The Canadian version of this program is an 8 week education and exercise program led by a physiotherapist targeted towards individuals with symptoms o…

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