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Game On! How To Deal With Hockey Injuries

By Shannon White (BAHSc. CAT (c) Certified Athletic Therapist) With the start of the 2013 NHL season less than two weeks away the time has come to break out the skates and helmets and get back on the ice.  The last few … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Callous Towards Your Calluses

By Shannon White (BAHSc. CAT (c) Certified Athletic Therapist) Calluses are a thickened area of skin that develops in response to friction, pressure or irritation over a long period of time.  Callus formation on the bottom of your feet can tell a … Continue reading

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HOME REMEDIES FOR PLANTAR WARTS

By: Kim Mills (C. Ped (C), CAT(C), CCAA) Certified Pedorthist (Canada) Certified Athletic Therapist A Plantar Wart is a wart on plantar (bottom) aspect of your foot or toe.  The wart is caused by the human papillomavirus.  They can be big or small, … Continue reading

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Better Biking With Blissful Feet

By Shannon White (BAHSc. CAT (c) Certified Athletic Therapist) Are your feet fully prepared for the stress they undergo during cycling?  In comparison to other activities cycling is relatively non-weightbearing.  However, the repetitive motion over many miles combined with poor biomechanics can … Continue reading

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Motherhood and Repetitive Strain Injuries- Are you at risk?

By: Rhonda McLachlan Registered Massage Therapist Most people affiliate repetitive strain injuries (RSIs) with sports or certain jobs such as factory workers.  Although these are common areas at higher risk of RSI’s there are some other examples that you might … Continue reading

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Rotary Paul Harris Fellow Award: To My Surprise

By: Angelo Posteraro Now I am very humble in sharing a story that was a surprise and is dear to my heart. Recognition is so important even though it makes most of us feel uncomfortable. A couple of months ago Ries … Continue reading

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STYLISH ORTHOPEDIC FOOTWEAR …YES!

By: Kim Mills (C. Ped (C), CAT(C), CCAA) Certified Pedorthist (Canada) Certified Athletic Therapist Orthopedic footwear has come a long way in the recent years.  You are not subjected to wearing the not so attractive “old man/old lady shoes” anymore.

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Your Child’s First Steps To Foot Health

By Shannon White (BAHSc. CAT (c) Certified Athletic Therapist) Every parent’s number one job is to ensure the health and wellbeing of their child.  This can sometimes be difficult when dealing with health care issues that aren’t common knowledge.  A baby’s … Continue reading

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How Pregnancy Affects Your Feet

By: Kim Mills (C. Ped (C), CAT(C), CCAA) Certified Pedorthist (Canada) Certified Athletic Therapist Pregnancy can be a beautiful thing.  Women will be complimented on their new “glow” and their new baby bump.  But the belly is not the only thing … Continue reading

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Back Pain And Custom Orthotics

The act of walking is about efficiency and coordination, but when efficiency and coordination fail us, each step we take can have disastrous consequences.  The average person walks at a pace of approximately 90-120 steps per minute, and with the … Continue reading

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