Spring Tips

Spring Tips

As we start to venture out from hibernation and the remaining snow starts to rot off the remainder of our yards we are struck with the sudden urge to start working outside.

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Possible Symptoms of Vestibular Disorders

Possible Symptoms of Vestibular Disorders

Many of the symptoms experienced by people affected by dizziness and balance disorders can be obscure or frightening. This list is incomplete. It does not apply to everyone with an inner-ear disorder, and some of these symptoms can be unrelated to the ear. Even so, this list may aid those who have been unable to make sense out of their seemingly abnormal sensations and symptoms.

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Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

Overuse Injuries in Young Athletes

Young athletes these days are better protected with safety equipment in sports than ever before. This will help reduce impact injuries but will not reduce overuse injuries. In fact, one could argue that better safety equipment in some sports may lead to an increase in overuse injuries; the BMX biker that is now jumping higher due to the added feeling of safety, which will lead to greater stress to the knees upon landing.

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Posture: Where have all the good ones gone?

Posture: Where have all the good ones gone?

The Trend – The seniors of our society had good posture drilled into them from an early age. My mother recounts stories of having to eat sitting with her elbows looped around a broomstick that was placed across her back so that she would remember to not slouch.

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Elbow Injuries

Elbow Injuries

Many of us have experienced elbow pain at some time in our lives. This pain may have been short lived or developed into a chronic problem that took months to get rid of. You may have heard of the term ‚Äútennis elbow” or “golfers elbow” and you may ask; what is this, how does it happen and how do I get rid of it?

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Exercise Training

Exercise Training

As we look forward to a new year, we are encouraged to create resolutions to better our health and fitness levels. When contemplating a healthy lifestyle the first thing to explore is what our goals are. Common goals discussed are; weight loss, get into better shape generally or for sports related fitness, feel better, have more energy and/or recover from an injury.

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