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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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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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Tips to Running your first 10K

Tips to Running your first 10K

In just 4 weeks I am running my first 10K and I am actually pretty nervous. I have been training the last 3 weeks, and I have seen some improvement but honestly, starting to run in your 30s is not easy. Continue Reading…

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Concussions…The #1 Injury in the NFL?

Concussions…The #1 Injury in the NFL?

Super Bowl is less than a week away! And this year marks its 50 anniversary, pretty exciting. Over the last few years the NFL has been gaining negative media attention with the off-field behaviour of its players, deflated balls, and the rise in concussion amongst past and present players. Although a very serious injury many of you would be surprised to note that concussions are not the most common injury experienced by players. In fact 50% of all injuries sustained by NFL players include the lower limb. Concussions account for only 7.4% of football injuries.  OF the lower limb the knee is most commonly injured joint. Common injuries include, sprained/torn ACL, Torn Meniscus and Sprained/Torn MCL. Here’s the breakdown: Continue Reading…

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Sports Injury Corner – Athletic Injuries 101

Sports Injury Corner – Athletic Injuries 101

I’ve decided to start a new page on my blog, The Sports Injury Corner.  Many of my patients are young athletes, and its seems with every visit into my office I am being asked questions about their favorite pro athelete and the injuries they may suffering from. For some it seems pretty cool to know that they are suffering from the same injury as Lebron James, Andrew Luck or Sidney Crosby. So for them and for those interested welcome to the Sports Injury Corner.

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