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Choose Wisely: Do You Really Need an X-ray?

  •  August 2, 2018
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

While x-rays may be considered “routine practice” by some, they have also been shown to pose a potential health risk due to exposure to radiation. The tests may also reveal “incidental findings” - changes that are unrelated to the reason the test was ordered, but which often lead to needless worry and unnecessary follow-up tests and procedures, such as injections or sometimes even surgery.

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Preventing Common Childhood Summer Injuries

  •  July 5, 2018
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

In emergency rooms across the country, this time of year is known as “trauma season” due to the significant increase in traumatic injuries related to higher risk summer activities. However, active, outdoor play is important to our children’s health, well-being, and development. The risk of injury from activity needs to be balanced against the long-term health risks of inactivity.

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Spinal Cord Injury: How do Physiotherapists Help?

  •  May 31, 2018
  •  Nancy Littke, PT, Practice Advisor

In Canada, there are approximately 4,300 new spinal cord injuries each year. In 2010, an estimated 86,000 Canadians were living with the effects of a spinal cord injury. Spinal cord injuries impact the individual, their family, and community, as well as society as a whole.

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How Can a Physiotherapist Help with Cancer Rehabilitation?

  •  May 15, 2018

Improved recognition and treatment means more people are now surviving cancer and many can expect to return to a normal or near normal lifestyle.

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5 Tips for Getting the Most out of Physiotherapy

  •  May 15, 2018
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

How can you get the most from your physiotherapy treatment? 5 tips to get great results!

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