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After treating motor vehicle collision (MVC) clients for 25 years, I am always amazed at all the different injuries that can occur. Types of injuries that can occur with a motor vehicle collision: Neck strain and sprain Middle back strain and sprain Lower back strain and sprain Shoulder contusion on side door Knee contusion on…

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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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Wow, if you read last week’s article, Paul illustrated how for every inch of forward head posture, it can increase the weight of your head on the spine by an additional 10 pounds. Our goal is to re-establish what we as Therapists call “axial extension”, which is a fancy word for “straighten up”. As you…

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Most people suffer from tension in their necks and shoulders at some point in their lives, which is hardly surprising if you consider the job the neck has to do.  Poor posture, bad working positions and carrying heavy bags all contribute to making the problem worse. Most of us have experienced this pain – your…

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Shoulder complications can be common, but most injuries are easily prevented. They are often a result of a serious muscle imbalance that places the joint in a vulnerable position. Facts About The Shoulder: The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body.   Most of us have muscles that are short and strong in…

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“My Jaw Hurts.” Jaw pain can be a really uncomfortable symptom due to underlying or unaddressed health issues. When you’re experiencing substantial jaw pain, you could be experiencing a condition called temporomandibular joint dysfunction, or TMJD. The jaw is a common term that is also referred to as temporomandibular joints, which created the common phrase…

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Help! Everything is spinning around me!               ….If this is you, you may be suffering from vertigo. “Vertigo problems are one of the most common reasons older adults seek help from their doctors.” – John Igbiki, Physiotherapist.   What Causes Vertigo? Many people are surprised to learn that the source of their dizziness may be…

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