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7 Exercise + Pregnancy Myths, BUSTED

  •  May 2, 2017
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

With many conflicting priorities and much to get done before baby’s arrival it is easy to understand how exercise may fall to the wayside, even among women who were regular exercisers before becoming pregnant. There’s also the common idea that pregnancy is a time for women to “put their feet up and take things easy.”

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Prehabilitation: What You Need to Know

  •  April 4, 2017
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT, Practice Advisor

The stronger, fitter and more independent you are, the more likely you are to survive and successfully recover from an injury or surgery.

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Treating Urinary Incontinence

  •  February 24, 2017
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

Up to 3.3 million Canadians experience urinary incontinence, an embarrassing but highly treatable condition that affects both men and women.

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Managing Heart Disease with Cardiac Rehabilitation

  •  January 31, 2017
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

Heart disease is the single most common cause of death around the world; however, in recent decades the mortality rate from heart disease has decreased. While the resulting decrease in mortality rate is clearly good news, this also means that an increasing number of people live with heart disease and need assistance and support to manage their condition and optimize their quality of life in the long term.

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Pain After Physical Activity

  •  January 4, 2017
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness or DOMS is the term scientists use to describe the feeling of dull, aching pain in muscles that develops within 24 hours of “unaccustomed” exercise. When is it a sign of your body’s response to a workout and when it’s a sign of injury? Most importantly, it’s important to know when it’s safe to continue exercising and when it’s more appropriate to take a break.

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