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COVID-19 Safety Measures in Physiotherapy Clinics

  •  March 5, 2021
  •  Leanne Loranger, PT

Since the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 pandemic a year ago, daily life has changed in immeasurable ways. In response, Albertans have adopted public health measures to slow the spread of the virus, as shown by the recent decreases in active cases and hospitalizations.

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Hands Tingling at Night? Physiotherapy Can Help

  •  February 5, 2021

Do you wake up in the middle of the night with pins and needles or pain in one or both of your hands? This is a common experience for many. Physiotherapists can assist you getting the restful, pain free sleep you desire.

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Working from Home: How to Design a Healthy Workspace

  •  January 7, 2021
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

The COVID-19 pandemic and the resulting government mandates to work from home to stop the spread of the disease have resulted in many Canadians working from home. By the last week of March 2020, the Statistics Canada Perspectives Survey Series reported that 39.1% of Canadian workers were working from home in response to the pandemic.

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Exercise Can Help Combat Those Winter Blues

  •  December 7, 2020
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

As fall and winter arrive in Alberta, Albertan’s experience shorter daylight hours, colder temperatures, and frequent cloudy, grey skies causing many of us to live, work, and play indoors more often. This may cause a portion of the population to feel a little more tired, lethargic and less energetic during the winter.

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Strength Training after 60? Absolutely!

  •  November 5, 2020
  •  Nancy Littke, PT

As the number of Albertans over 65 increases, the question of how to prevent or minimize the effects of aging on our muscles becomes an important one to answer. Along with recommendations to live an active lifestyle, the addition of strength training is something that research has shown to help prevent or decrease muscle weakness in older adults and should be added to our weekly exercise routines.

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