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M.E.A.T. Instead of R.I.C.E. for Soft Tissue Rehabiliatation

August 31st, 2018

For many decades , the acronym R.I.C.E. has been used to treat all acute soft tissue injuries (viz. muscles, tendons and ligaments). Enter MCE or M.E.A.T.- these are two new acronyms meant to replace R.I.C.E.

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Top 10 Tips for Shovelling Snow

December 18th, 2016

The wintery weather has brought snow to the Lower Mainland for the first time in 1,000 days. Despite the picturesque scenery for this festive season, one must think about how to avoid injuries through shoveling your driveways and sidewalks. Here are our top 10 tips for shovelling snow.

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Autumn Injury Prevention Guide

October 9th, 2016

As autumn has arrived, the leaves fall gracefully…upon our front lawns! Many of us get injured while raking leaves or just cleaning out all our summer supplies. Here are a few tips to prepare ourselves for this “fall”.

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Do I Need Custom Orthotics?

December 29th, 2015

Do you spend a good portion of your day standing or walking on hard surfaces? If so, you might benefit from custom orthotics. Read this article to determine if you need custom orthotics.

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Tips to Prevent Three Most Common Cycling Injuries

September 14th, 2015

Road cycling is an excellent form of aerobic exercise that is highly rewarding and engaging. If you encounter pain while cycling, this indicates your bike is not adjusted appropriately for your body or your body’s positioning is improper while cycling. This article explains the top three most common cycling injuries and ways to prevent them.

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How to Protect Your Back While Gardening

May 5th, 2015

It’s gardening season! This article examines ways to protect your back while gardening to prevent injuries.

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Backpack and Wearing It Correctly

September 22nd, 2014

Whether you are using a backpack for school, work, or travel, selecting the right backpack can help reduce strain and prevent back and neck injuries often related from improper use. Related injuries include poor posture, stress on the soft tissue in your neck and back, and unnecessary strain on muscles and joints. This article provides tips on choosing the right backpack and the proper way of wearing it for daily use.

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