The secret to pain-free gardening is to warm up before, and to stretch out afterwards. If you face gardening like a sport, then you will ease through the spring and into the summer with little pain, discomfort and stiffness. Here is the recipe for pain-free gardening: A brisk walk around the neighbourhood for 5 minutesContinue Reading »
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From Snow to Go!
From Snow to Go: It’s true, we are going to wake up one morning very soon and the snow will be gone. April showers will bring spring flowers and we will enjoy warm spring days with endless sunshine begging us to enjoy our time outdoors. Our mountains beg us to climb and explore their trails.Continue Reading »
Come in for a Pre-Season Screening Exam, Before You Hit the slopes!
Pre-Season Screening is Highly Recommended: Before you hit the slopes, you should come in for a pre-season exercise screening exam! A pre-season screening exam can be an extremely useful tool in identifying any current injury you may have or can help determine a predisposition to injury – and identifying a predisposition to injury can helpContinue Reading »
November is Osteoporosis Month – Join the Conversation!
What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a bone weakening condition, characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. This disease leads to increased bone fragility and risk of a fracture particularly occurring in the hip, spine, wrist and shoulder. What is important to know is that as of today’s research, no single cause forContinue Reading »
Although it may seem that spending one third of our life in a state of unconsciousness is a waste of time, the fact remains that sleep is an essential aspect of human functioning. A lack of quality sleep leaves one unable to cope with physical, mental and emotional stress. This is why one of theContinue Reading »
Don’t Let Bikini-Body Training Cause You Back Pain! Here’s How To Prevent Injury.
Bikini season is upon us and, this time of year, many of us are hitting the gym, cramming in some workouts before heading to the beach. However, it is important to keep back health in mind when attempting to achieve that killer summer “bod”. In this article I will expose some common training mistakes andContinue Reading »
Community Comes First: Why Charity and Volunteerism Is Important To Nose Creek Physiotherapy
“What is the essence of life? To serve others and do good.” – Aristotle At Nose Creek we are committed to community involvement, whether it is keeping those in our community moving faster and feeling better, or lending our expertise and support to the many worthy causes and events that occur year round in Calgary.Continue Reading »
Stop ignoring those aches and pains – invest in your health today!
“It will go away by itself.” “It doesn’t hurt that badly today.” “It hasn’t stopped me from doing what I want to do.” Does this sound remotely familiar? As a Physiotherapist, I have heard it all! In today’s fast paced society, it is becoming more and more common to ignore the early warning signs ofContinue Reading »
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 »
The Two Best Stretches to Reduce Forward Head Posture
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 youContinue Reading »