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A Sports Analysis of Boxing and Common Injuries Best Treated with Physical Therapy

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
Overview Boxing is an individual contact sport involving offense and defense with the fists. The opponents engage in a contest of strength, speed, reflexes, endurance, and will…

Tips for Taking a Vacation – without taking a vacation from physical activity

It’s that time of year when we’re all trying to fit in our last minute vacations before saying goodbye to summer.  While it is great to get away and experience new places,…

Necrotising Fasciitis? Can a physiotherapist really help in the management of complications that result from flesh-eating disease? – An introduction to nerve glides

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
One of my patients had an injury which led her to being infected by flesh eating bacteria also known as necrotising fasciitis. Necrotising fasciitis or colloquially known as…

4 Crucial Exercises For The Treatment of Plantar Fasciitis With Exercise

What is Plantar Fasciitis? The heel pain you have been experiencing is caused by long term traction which leads to inflammation of the tissues of the heel and the underside of…


In the winter of 2016 I decided to change things up a little bit and start cross training for a triathlon. Being an avid runner and endurance athlete I decided to go big or go…

No Pain No Gain?

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
I have been a massage therapist for years and I originally started my training in Bowen Therapy (, which is extremely…

WTS Edmonton - September 2-4

Our Clinics are proud to be involved with the World Triathlon Series in Edmonton. We will be on-site providing Physiotherapy to the athletes in Vendors Village. Interested in…

Posture: A Journey or an End Product?

I have realized that posture is not an open and shut case; not something that I can define within a single document and show the world the “end product.”  Human bodies are…

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