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Winter Running

It’s cold and dark, the wind is howling, and the streets are covered in snow. The last thing you want to do is go out for a run. It can be difficult to stay motivated and keep up… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/11/winter-running/

Active Physio Works on Global Edmonton: Taking care of your back while prepping the yard for winter

Candace Mazur, PT, MScPT and Christine Christianson, PT, MScPT joined Global Edmonton to share some tips for taking care of your back while doing yard work while prepping for the… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/10/active-physio-works-global-edmonton-taking-care-your-back-while-prepping-yard-winter/

Winter Injury Prevention

Outdoor activities can be a great way to get some fresh air and exercise during the long winter months. However, with the drop in temperatures, icy surfaces and never ending snow,… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2018/02/winter-injury-prevention/

Injury Prevention for Snowboarding

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
During the winter months, it is common for us to see injuries from skiing and snowboarding. Some of the most common injuries that can happen from snowboarding include: ○     … https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/11/snowboarding-injury-prevention/

Exercise for Injury Prevention

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
As physiotherapists, we often prescribe exercises to help people bounce back from injuries. But did you know that exercise and physical activity can also help to prevent diseases… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/11/exercise-injury-prevention/

Golf Injuries

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
With the warmer weather on its way, you are no doubt contemplating delving into the nether regions of your closet to retrieve your golf bag for the season. While golf is a great… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/05/golf-injuries/

Week Thirteen

DONE!!!!! Wow a month late but it feels awesome to know that I did 90 days of exercise.  If you want to get it all done in 90days you have to plan better than I did.  What I… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/02/week-thirteen/

Leave the Treadmill Behind: Tips for starting your outdoor running season & running injury prevention

The days are getting longer, the ice is starting to melt, and it’s finally that time of year where you can start to leave the dreaded treadmill behind and enjoy running outdoors. … https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/02/leave-treadmill-behind-tips-starting-your-outdoor-running-season-running-injury-prevention/

Why Do We Need Sleep to Heal?

Suffering from an injury or illness? think about getting more sleep. Competitive athlete?.. … think of getting more sleep…. We spend a lot of time and energy on our fitness and… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/09/why-do-we-need-sleep-heal/

Injury Prevention for Return to Sport

Active Physio Works is a group of five multi-disciplinary Physiotherapy clinics based in Edmonton, St. Albert and Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta.
It’s that time of year again, back to school and back to sport. This is a busy time of year for us at the clinic as kids and teenagers head back to hockey, football, soccer, dance,… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/08/injury-prevention-sports/

Hamstring Injuries in Soccer Players and How to Prevent Them

It’s coming up on June now and soccer season is in full swing. It has been suggested that close to 200 million people around the world participate in soccer; making it one of most… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/05/hamstring-injuries-soccer-players/

Tech Troubles: Text Neck

Smartphones can be a real pain in the neck! It is estimated that 2/3 of the worlds population use cellular phones. In North America the average smartphone user spends between 2-4… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/05/tech-troubles-text-neck/

Injury Prevention for Triathletes

Spring is finally upon us, and you’re probably starting to get back into your outdoor running and biking; gearing up for the competition season. Here are some simple tips for… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/04/injury-prevention-triathletes/

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/

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/

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/

Incidence and Prevention of Basketball Injuries

What are the most common types of injury sustained in basketball? Of all of the time loss injuries occurring in basketball each year the most common were: 42% of injuries to… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/06/incidence-and-prevention-basketball-injuries/

Vibram Lawsuit

About a month ago I posted about the claim from the media and running magazines that the minimalism trend was over or fading and my response to this. Over the rest of the year it… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/06/vibram-lawsuit/

2013 Training Plan

After a long season last year, I have finally regained my focus and motivation to get back at it. Getting going in 2013 has been tough, I have felt a little drained… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/03/2013-training-plan/

2013 Plan

After a long season last year, I have finally regained my focus and motivation to get back at it. Getting going in 2013 has been tough, I have felt a little drained… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2013/03/2013-plan/

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