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Spiral Fractures of the Arm in Throwing Athletes

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Throwing sports such as baseball, football, and track and field events create a high amount of force and torque through the arm and shoulder girdle.  Rarely, these forces… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/spiral-fractures-arm-throwing-athletes/

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton 2014

This is going to be epic.  It was all over the City of Edmonton on bus boards, banners and word of the event buzzed throughout the community.  The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final,… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/itu-world-triathlon-grand-final-edmonton-2014/

Core Strengthening: What’s the big deal?

Individuals experiencing pain in the back, neck, or upper/lower extremity often find it perplexing when they are told they need to strengthen their core in order to fix the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/core-strengthening-whats-big-deal/

Pine to Palm 100

It has been one week since I ran the Pine to Palm 100. Now that the dust has settled,I have had some time to reflect on a truly amazing experience. Pine to Palm is a point… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/pine-palm-100/

Preventing Volleyball Injuries: Prehab before Rehab

It’s finally fall, which means school volleyball season is right in the swing of things. Here’s a little bit of information for coaches, players and parents on how to prevent some… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/preventing-volleyball-injuries-prehab-rehab/

Sitting at Work

Do you spend most of your workday sitting at a desk? Recent data suggests that approximately half of all office workers are affected by back pain during their career, so how can… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/sitting-work/

Aging and Common Lumbar Spine Changes

As we age there are normal changes that occur to our lumbar spine, most of these changes occurring asymptomatically. So why should we care what theses normal changes are? … https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/aging-and-common-lumbar-spine-changes/

Running Shoes

Looking to buy new running shoes and don't know where to start?  Especially if you are new to the running world, and simply want to start a jogging program... where do you begin?… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/running-shoes/

What is Dry Needling?

Many people have asked me what dry needling is and how does it differ from IMS (intramuscular stimulation). Dry needling is used to help decrease the tone (muscle tightness) with… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/what-dry-needling/

Subaru Banff Triathlon

My intention was to leave around 3pm Friday.  Celine, my wife, and I were both racing.  By the time the kids were bundled up (Sammy 5, Zachary 3, and Zoë, 15 months), we were on… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/subaru-banff-triathlon/

Keeping It Cool

Despite improvements in road conditions, vehicle safety and driver education, most of us will be involved in a motor vehicle accident in our lifetime. The stress from even a… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/keeping-it-cool/

Kevin Melanson, RMT

Kevin has been active in the sports community for over 30 years, from football, lacrosse, and still currently active in soccer. It was throughout the early and present years that… https://www.activephysioworks.com/our-staff/fort/kevin-melanson-rmt/

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