The 50 class challenge

Happy New Year! It’s that time of year when we all start thinking about new year resolutions and maybe what extreme diet or extreme exercise we will punish ourselves with! While short terms gains can be made with extreme exercise however it is unlikely that it is sustainable and very likely to be a distant memory by […]

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The cost of falling

The cost of falling We have all had a fall at one point or another- especially as children- trivializing the topic which can make most of us disregard there potential severity. However these unexpected/ unintentional loss of balance, especially in the elderly population, results in significant injury, disability and even death. Who is at the

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Nutrition and Inflammation

Nutrition and Inflammation In our previous Blog post we covered what is inflammation, the differences in short and long-term inflammation, as well as physiotherapy recommendations and treatments for inflammation. When discussing inflammation in the clinic, the topic of food and inflammation was brought up which we think is an interesting concept to talk about! As

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Metabolic Syndrome

Prior to becoming a healthcare professional, I had not heard of the term Metabolic Syndrome. This syndrome, effecting approximately 1 in 5 adults, is not discussed often with clients and a majority of people are unaware of potentially meeting its criteria. What is Metabolic Syndrome? It is a group of risk factors that places you

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What is ergonomics

You may have heard the term ergonomics floating around work- but what does it mean? Ergonomics is the study of employees and their job, with focus on the tasks and environment. Ergonomics is important for employers to identify and implement approaches to increase productivity and employee As well, by looking at the tasks and employee

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Failing is Normal

Ever heard the saying “fail to prepare, prepare to fail”? But have you ever prepared working towards something only to fail to meet your goal anyways? At work maybe you thought you were going to meet you targets or get that next promotion… Maybe you wanted to exercise four days this week, but one thing

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