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Chronic episodic low back pain.
Posted on: May 21st, 2019 by Jeffrey Begg

Acute low back pain comes, then goes and is gone. Chronic low back pain is continually there for a very long time without break. What about acute episodes of low back pain that last a short while, but seem to come back every month or 2 or 3? Is it possible to finally end this […]

Common Golf Injuries and What to Do About Them!
Posted on: May 16th, 2019 by Dan Gregg

The return of Spring means the start of another golf season in Canada. The fresh air, the smell of cut grass, and the feeling of making a clutch putt is second to none. As good as the golf experience can be, it’s easily ruined by either an acute or a nagging season long injury. Golf […]

Since when do physiotherapists order xrays?
Posted on: May 4th, 2019 by Jeffrey Begg

In 2013, Alberta Health granted physiotherapists ordering privileges for certain types of diagnostic imaging (xray, ultrasounds and MRI). This was another step in the advancement of primary care practice for physiotherapy in Alberta. Including myself, CSA employees a number of these qualified PTs. “I have knee pain. So you mean I don’t have to see […]

I have Achilles Tendonitis! (No you don’t. And stop stretching)
Posted on: April 21st, 2019 by Jeffrey Begg

Tendons are phenomenal structures. Our understanding of them has grown immensely in the past 25 years. In fact the proper care for tendon injuries has changed more in that time than perhaps any other injury that is commonly seen in physiotherapy. The Achilles tendon is particularly unique and notoriously difficult to treat when injured. Here […]

How Do I Know if I Need an Xray?
Posted on: April 20th, 2019 by Lindsay Walker

Did you know that in Alberta, physiotherapists who have taken the required training have the ability to request xrays, MRI, or ultrasound imaging for their clients? Often this can be helpful in determining the appropriate treatment and can help rule in or out certain conditions. How do you know if you need imaging? There are […]

Why are my knees hurting when I run?
Posted on: March 1st, 2019 by Kevin Arkko

Why are my knees hurting when I run? Do you get pain at the front of your knee when you run? Well you’re not alone but the cause of your knee pain might not be what you think. If you’ve ever experienced knee pain when running, your first thought has probably been “What’s wrong with […]

Tennis elbow anyone?
Posted on: February 1st, 2019 by Herbin Samarumaraj

Tennis elbow.  It’s one of the most common yet complex musculoskeletal conditions affecting the elbow.  The name might make you thing the condition is caused by playing tennis.  In actual fact, studies shows it is more common in work related activities than in tennis players. The typical symptoms are pain in the outside of the […]

Shoulder pain while working out is not normal!
Posted on: January 18th, 2019 by Kevin Arkko

Shoulder pain while working out is not normal! It’s Monday, what I call “international bench press day” (for all the folks trying to get in shape again after a hard weekend).  The number of people who continue pressing through shoulder pain is phenomenal. In many gym circles shoulder pain with barbell pressing movements like the […]

How to avoid making a habit out of rolling your ankle
Posted on: December 12th, 2018 by Kevin Arkko

How to avoid making a habit out of rolling your ankle Ankle sprains are one of the most common sports injuries. In fact, in the USA alone about 23,000 ankles get sprained every day, so if you’ve sprained your ankle you are not alone. Immediately after the sprain RICE (rest, ice, compression, elevation) is a […]

Get A Grip On Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Posted on: November 6th, 2018 by Lloyd Tapper

Do you have numbness, burning and tingling in your hands? Is the pain worse at night? Does the loss of grip strength make it difficult to hold things? Is it getting hard for you to do your job?  If this sounds like you, you may be suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome, or CTS. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve that runs down the underside […]

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