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With the official start of summer and the re-opening of events such as Taste of Edmonton and the Calgary Stampede, Albertans are going to be doing a lot more walking than normal this summer! An increase of load, which could mean an increase in walking, run…


Needling Therapy

Jul 08, 2021

Dry needling? Acupuncture? Intramuscular stimulation (IMS)? Which one is right for me? Needling therapy has become very popular among allied health professional over the last few decades, with physical therapists, chiropractors, osteopaths and many more u…



 Global News recently interviewed James Dean, PT, BScPT, at our Sturgeon Medical Clinic and one of his patients suffering from the side effects of Long Covid. Thank you to the Esch family for sharing your story. Our Active Physio Works Clinics offer the P…



The temperatures are getting warmer, the sun is shining brighter and the temptation to get outside is growing! Its time to dust off the bike, pump up the tires and get out to enjoy some fun on two wheels. With bicycles flying out of bike shop doors at reco…



Many individuals who have had COVID-19 will recover within a few weeks, but up to 85% of people, no matter the severity of their illness or their age, will continue to experience at least one symptom beyond this period.  This is termed “Long COVID-19”, and…



A fantastic way to get out of the house, stay healthy and enjoy what you love with your little one. Here are a few tips to get you started:1. Make sure your baby is old enough- They usually say to wait until 6-8 months (and they show proper neck control) b…



Our thoughts are with all of those affected by the fire last night in St. Albert. As we share a complex with the Citadel Mews retirement community, we witnessed the devastation first hand. We are grateful that the residents were able to get to safety due t…



Men have a pelvic floor too! The pelvic floor is typically talked about in regards to Women’s Health, but did you know that men have a pelvic floor too? When a man’s pelvic floor is not working properly, it can lead to bladder problems, bowel problems, e…



When you book in for a massage with Active Physio Works, our Registered Massage Therapists utilize manual therapy techniques along with assisted stretching and cupping. Treatment also included a self-management program with the following components. In or…



Knowing when and if you’re ready to get back to running after a baby is an important question that is often not addressed.  A lot of moms are itching to get back to the sport they love, however, it is very important to make sure you do it in a safe way. H…


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