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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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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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Category: Meghan Kiss, MScPT

It’s been 1 month since Ironman Canada and I’ve had a lot of time to reflect on my first Ironman experience. I tried to go into the race with little expectations. With it being my first Ironman (and my first triathlon in 12 years!), my main goals going in …

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Date of training run: August 18/2017 Distance: ~8km one way (16km out and back) Access: From Beaver Mines, AB, Canada head toward Castle Mountain Resort on HWY 774. The parking access is found 7.2km after the West Castle River Bridge (the second road on …

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Operation Esperanza

Aug 28, 2017

For the past 7 years I have had the pleasure of serving on a medical mission to Ecuador; Operation Esperanza (Operation hope). Every year I am part of a large team of medical professionals who donate their time and resources to help the less fortun…

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