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Painful Injury Recovery

For this week’s blog, I’m going to walk through a hypothetical scenario that might shed some light on how recovery from many painful injuries can occur.  Keep in mind this is hypothetical and doesn’t hold true for all conditions and is not official advice for your specific condition.  It’s simply a concept that may compel…

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Do I Need Surgery for My Injury?

This is a question we get asked quite often at our clinic.  It’s not always a straight-forward question as there are many factors to consider.  Every diagnosed condition has a different list of management options. The first step in the process is getting a diagnosis before we even consider answering the question of whether or…

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Musculoskeletal Injury Rehabilitation

There are many factors to consider when discussing the topic of musculoskeletal injury rehabilitation and injury care. For example, many people underestimate the impact of mental health on musculoskeletal injury.  A person’s attitude makes a tremendous impact on their rate of recovery.  The relationship between the mind and physical health is a growing area of…

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Kids and Strength Training: Is it Ok?

Many people believe that kids should not be doing resistance training. Perhaps to some, it is a controversial subject, but if we’re listening to the best evidence on the topic, it’s completely acceptable for kids to be doing resistance training. Of course, there is some common sense that should be applied. There are lots of…

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