Tag Archives: Back Pain

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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Golf and Your Feet

By: Fareen Samji, Certified Pedorthist (Canada) “All timing, distance and direction comes out of the lower body with the feet leading the way,” – Jack Nicklaus Golf puts enormous demands on the body. Recognizing potential golfing injuries and planning ahead … Continue reading

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What Is An Orthotic?

A foot orthotic is a device that can be inserted into the shoe to support, align, prevent and or accommodate foot deformities and improve foot function. Used in conjunction with appropriate footwear, a foot orthotic can be effective in helping … Continue reading

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Look To Your Feet For Back Relief

Since poor posture is one of the biggest reasons for lower back pain, correcting your posture from the ground up is a vital part of reducing or eliminating your back pain.  If your foot over-pronates (rolls inward) when you walk … Continue reading

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Orthotics In Hockey Skates

Explosive leg power is one of the key components in hockey player development (4).  However, if that power cannot be harnessed on to the 0.001” of the skate blade used by hockey players to carve across the ice (6), the … Continue reading

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