Sports Medicine

3 Common mistakes made at the Gym

3 Common mistakes made at the Gym

It’s that time of year again when our new years resolutions have us  re-commiting to getting fit. For many it means dusting off last years gym memberships and heading back to those dreaded machines and weights.  It’s also the time of year those same people come into my office with injuries stemming from poor technique or overwriting. How can you prevent these injuries and stay healthy enough to achieve the new years resolutions, here are my top 3 tips to avoiding some of the common mistakes made at the gym. Continue Reading…

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How to Prevent Injuries while training hard

How to Prevent Injuries while training hard

I was so thrilled to collaborate with fitness guru Alicia Bell of www.trainitright.com. My article will over readers advise on how to stretch during your workouts, nurse pre and post workout nutrition and a whole lot more. Please check it out at  http://www.trainitright.com/how-to-prevent-injuries-when-training-hard-qa-with-drnekessaremy/

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Fear of Concussions: Should I let my child play contact sports

Fear of Concussions: Should I let my child play contact sports

The number of young people suffering concussions has been steadily rising. In 2015, pharm Statistics Canada reported that 23 per cent of adolescents had sustained a head injury. With the increase of media coverage, abortion concussions in sports has been getting a lot of attention. Continue Reading…

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Is Shockwave Therapy for you

Is Shockwave Therapy for you

I recently added Shockwave Therapy to my treatments at my Toronto practice. So far the results have been amazing. What exactly is shockwave therapy, it accelerates the healing process in the body by stimulating the metabolism and enhancing blood circulation to regenerate damaged tissue. Strong energy pulses (acoustic waves) are applied to the affected area. These pulses occur for short periods of time, creating micro-cavitation bubbles that expand and burst. The force created by these bubbles penetrates tissue and stimulates cells in the body that are responsible for bone and connective tissue healing.  Continue Reading…

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Tips to finding the right helmet for your child

Tips to finding the right helmet for your child

As the spotlight on concussion grows, there are preventative measures that parents can take to assist their child in reducing the risk of head trauma. One of the most common questions I get from my hockey and football parents is, ” Are there helmets that can reduce my child’s risk of confusion?” The answer is a strong NO!!  Risk factors such as history of concussions, years of playing contact sports and other behavioural factors play much larger roll in increasing the occurrence of concussions. Continue Reading…

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