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Self care for Spring Runners

with Phoebe Matthews AT Ottawa race weekend may be cancelled, BUT self-isolation has created runners out of many of you! It’s been so great to see people being so physically active on their social media. Whether its running, home workouts, yoga, or even just going out for walks. If you’ve been hunkering down on the […]

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Keep on Cycling with Jason, RMT

Summer is on full blast and I hope everyone is having a great time outside! Just a friendly reminder to all who enjoy exercise via cycle power: keep your muscles loose and limber using any of these stretches and look forward to a healthy, adventure-filled summer! Anterior and posterior forearms (flexion and extension) after gripping […]

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Introducing Muscle Energy with Phoebe our resident Athletic Therapist

Hey Everybody! A couple weeks ago, I took a course on muscle energy of the pelvis and lumbar spine. Throughout my athletic therapy career the most common injury I’ve come across are low back injuries. In my experience, hip alignment has a huge impact on the occurrence of low back pain because it can cause […]

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All about that booty!

This post is brought to you by our Certified Athletic Therapist Phoebe!   Suffering from low back, hip or knee pain? Maybe you should blame your booty! With an increase in desk jobs, and a more sedentary lifestyle, our core and glutes have become inactive, and are less able to protect our spine and low […]

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Athletic Therapy: Not Just for Athletes

This post is brought to you by our Certified Athletic Therapist Phoebe!   Certified Athletic Therapists are experts at injury assessment and rehabilitation. The main focus of athletic therapy is to return athletes back to their sport or activity. That’s not to say this treatment is specifically for athletes, but it provides higher caliber and […]