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Calgary Represented on World Stage in Concussion Research When your brain is on the line – an interview on concussion with Drs. Winne Meeuwisse and Cory Wowk of Innovative Sport Medicine and Kathryn Schneider, PT, PhD of Evidence Sport and Spine We see concussion in the news almost daily.  Gone are the days of hockey with no helmets, or kids skating at school in just a toque. The Government of Canada is in talks to create a Canadian concussion action plan and organized sports are im...
Posted on 2019-04-13
I am so so so sick of my lower back hurting. Sound familiar? You’re not alone.  According to the World Health Organization, Low Back Pain is one of the highest contributors to disability-adjusted-life-years (DALYs)[1]. So we all know the basics.  Eat right, get sleep, exercise and don’t sit like the frumpy dude with the fabulous flowing mullet (who else had wood paneling at their childhood home!).  But what if you are stuck in a chicken and egg which-came-first strug...
Posted on 2019-03-01
What business does a man have being in a lingerie store, listening to a Pelvic Power presentation by a female Pelvic Health Physiotherapist for an entirely female audience and… shock, horror, taking pictures?  Well, it just so happens that in my role of support for our practitioners, this is where I found myself. BraTopia West Springs has been hosting presentations from our group for some time ranging from injury prevention to ‘solving slouchitis’, and most recentl...
Posted on 2019-01-18
The best part of my job is seeing a smile on a woman’s face because she went for her first run without leaking urine, or the grandmother who picked up her grandson without losing control of her bowel, or the woman who was finally able to have intercourse with her partner and NOT be in pain. These are the unheard struggles we deal with as women. These are the struggles that impact relationships, daily functioning and ultimately hold us back. One in three women experience leakage at some po...
Posted on 2018-07-05
Written by Jason Douglas, Physiotherapist What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a specialized technique used by certified physiotherapists, chiropractors and medical doctors. The technique, depending on clinician training, can be termed: Dry Needling, Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), Biomedical Dry Needling or Functional Dry Needling (FDN) but all tends to follow the same treatment approach. Dry needling is used to treat musculoskeletal systems based on pain patterns, muscular dysfunction a...
Posted on 2017-03-10
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