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Vista Place Physio is offering knee classes!

WHERE: Dakota Community Centre – New Fieldhouse 1188 Dakota Street WHEN: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am – 12:00 noon COST: Register at Vista Place Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Centre, K 1631 St Mary’s Road,  204-253-2165 INSTRUCTORS: Physiotherapists from Vista Place Physiotherapy and Sports injury Centre WHAT TO BRING: Shorts or loose pants FREE parking Packages of classes […]

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Shoveling TIPS

The good news….Shoveling is considered moderate to vigorous exercise.  Shovelling for 1 hour burns 408 calories. The bad news….People who rarely exercise are more than 30x more likely to have a heart attack. Ten minutes of shoveling heavy wet snow made 30 year old mens heart rates the same as running till exhaustion on a treadmill […]

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Baseline Concussion Testing and Post Concussion Assessment and Treatment

Baseline Testing What is baseline testing?? A baseline concussion test is an assessment of various elements of brain function that are commonly impaired following concussion injury. The reason these tests are referred to as “baseline” is because they are an assessment of an individual BEFORE the injury occurs. The tests record an athletes normal (baseline) […]

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What is Functional Movement Screens and How are they used with Athletes?

Pre-screening of athletes is common place with the goal to identify those at risk of injury or to identify areas that can be improved in order to enhance performance. Traditional pre-screening is based on performance tests of speed, strength, flexibility and is often sport specific. The concern with this approach is that it does not […]

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Orthotics

Orthotics is becoming a household word with many people having a varied supply of supports to place in their shoes. For those individuals with certain conditions, orthotics can be the key to relief of foot pain. However foot pain comes in varied forms and can have many origins.

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