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Winter Whiplash – What You Should Know

Winter Whiplash – What You Should Know

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 inContinue Reading »

Watch Me Run: Guide to a Running Gait Analysis

Watch Me Run: Guide to a Running Gait Analysis

Are you a beautiful runner? No, this isn’t related to how many heads you turn as you jog by, but rather by the fluidity and ease of your running style. It’s having a stride that makes it seem as though your feet never touch the ground; allowing you to run effortlessly forever. This efficient motionContinue Reading »

Did You Know? A Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Did You Know? A Heart Healthy Lifestyle

Did you know that between the ages of 30 to 80 years old, the average person loses up to 50% of their lean muscle mass? Decreased physical activity with aging is largely responsible for the progressive muscle wasting that then follows. This loss of muscle mass and muscle strength that occurs with aging is termedContinue Reading »

A Letter from the President – Our Humble Beginnings

A Letter from the President – Our Humble Beginnings

Hi, I am Blair Schachterle, a passionate Physiotherapist and entrepreneur. I founded Nose Creek Sport Physiotherapy in late 2001, nine years after I finished my BScPT (Physiotherapy) at the University of Alberta in 1992. I am passionate about Physiotherapy because we keep people moving. If you are not moving, you are not healthy. I doContinue Reading »

How to Release Neck Tension During the Day

How to Release Neck Tension During the Day

You are focused on a task on your computer and start to notice that your neck is tightening up. How can you release the tension? Below are our two favourite muscles to stretch to relieve neck tension. If you wake up with a stiff neck these are best done under a hot shower. Upper trapeziusContinue Reading »

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