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If you’ve had a Massage before, you probably already know that “Massage” is a loaded word: it doesn’t just mean muscle stimulation or that you have a midday relaxation session, but packs a full wallop in benefiting not only your physical health; but your mental and physiological well being. At Nose Creek Physiotherapy we know…

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The lymphatic system is one of the most important parts of the immune system; this powerhouse system is so important because its main function is to protect the body from disease and infection. It is composed of a large system of vessels (veins, arteries and capillaries), nodes (small filters) and organs that are branched out…

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Your feet are your foundation; they have carried you through your whole life, but it is usually our feet that take the most punishment in our day to day lives. As we grow older we rely more and more on our feet to keep us moving, and a GaitScan™ assessment coupled with custom orthotics from…

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People often do not know what to do after they have been in a MVC. Here are some early rehabilitation management recommendations: Make sure to report the accident at your local police station. Call your Insurance agent. You must see your Physiotherapist within 10 days of your collision, regardless of who is at fault. Here…

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March is the highest snowfall month of the year in Calgary. We now have the worst conditions for slips, falls and motor vehicle collisions due to the snow on top of underlying ice. As Therapists, we are always striving for ways to prevent injuries. The one injury you want to avoid in the winter in…

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Here are three different exercises that will help strengthen your hips in order to reduce your kneecap pain. We suggest these three exercises: 1/3 drop squats, hip side lying leg lifts and hip rotator muscle exercises. 1/3 Drop Squats To strengthen hips and knees: This is beginner level 1 strengthening; you will need to progress…

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As we mentioned in the previous blog article in the first week, PFPS is a muscle imbalance in the knee. These muscle imbalances will get better in 3 weeks as you can establish normal flexibility (normal length of the muscle) in 3 weeks, but the strengthening will take 6 -12 weeks to build up the…

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