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August 30th, 2020 • written by • in Uncategorized • • Add a comment »

CONCUSSIONS: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY   The recognition, assessment and treatment of concussions has changed dramatically over the past 20 years.  The term and diagnosis of a “concussion” was very novel in the early 2000s.  Looking back even just a few years, clients were told specific treatment protocols that today would not be recommended. 

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Strengthen & Lengthen Online Pilates Class

August 28th, 2020 • written by • in Uncategorized • • Add a comment »

Strengthen & Lengthen Online Pilates Class:  Live classes Tuesdays at 7-8pm, but Recordings Available 24/7 Program Start Date: Sept 15th,  2020     6 Week Session Staring Sept 15th  2020 and Ending October 20th 2020   Program Includes: Live classes Tuesdays at 7-8pm, but recordings available 24/7 Workouts can be done anywhere, anytime!

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Prenatal & Postpartum Online Pilates Class

August 27th, 2020 • written by • in Uncategorized • • Add a comment »

Prenatal & Postpartum Online Pilates Class:  Live Classes Tuesdays 7:00-8:00am but Recordings available 24/7 Program Start Date: Sept 22nd,  2020 (6 Week Session Staring Sept 22nd 2020 and Ending October 27th 2020)   Safely prepare your body for a healthy pregnancy, delivery and entry into motherhood – all from the comfort of your own home! 

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GLA:D Program Fall Session

June 2nd, 2020 • written by • in Uncategorized • • Add a comment »

If you have suspected Osteoarthritis or have stiffness and pain in either your hips or knees you need to check out Physio Coral Koke’s upcoming class! The GLAD® program was originally launched in Denmark in 2013. Since this time there have been over 30,000 people through the program across Denmark with the results showing a reduction in symptoms of 32%.

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6 Week Virtual Pilates: Primed for Sport Class

June 2nd, 2020 • written by • in Exercises, Physiotherapy, Uncategorized, Women’s Health • • Add a comment »

Virtual Program Led by Pilates & Sport/Orthopedic Physio Diane Rizzardo Program Start Date: June 16th 2020 Live Primed for Sport Pilates Workouts: Tuesdays 7:15-8:15 PM Book Online HERE Program Includes: A weekly “Live 60-minute Primed for Sport Pilates Workout” Workouts can be done anywhere, anytime! At home, the Park,  the beach! Access to each weeks workout for the entire week – Don’t worry if you miss the “Live workout” you can do it at a time that suits you!

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Strength Training at Home

May 15th, 2020 • written by • in Exercises • • Add a comment »

Strength Training During Quarantine During these unprecedented times many of us are either: i) working from home in a suboptimal work environment and/or ii) filling our days with DIY home improvements, gardening, or exploring our local neighborhoods safely on a run, walk or bike. However, what we don’t recognize is that that these activities place the body into postural positions that we are unaccustomed to for prolonged periods of time, which can lead to discomfort or worse, the development of a longer standing injury.

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Coreshorts – Back by popular demand!

May 15th, 2020 • written by • in Equiptment • • Add a comment »

If you suffer from low back, pelvic, hip or groin injuries and are active, you don’t want to miss this article! It is a pleasure for me, Greg Bay PT, to connect with many of the trusted clients at Metrotown Orthopaedic and Sports Physiotherapy. I am the creator of a compression support garment called CoreshortsTM and a Physiotherapy graduate from UBC with your clinic leader Marc Rizzardo.

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Prenatal and Postpartum Upper Body Pilates Workout

May 15th, 2020 • written by • in Uncategorized • • Add a comment »

Every new or expecting mom can relate to having all sorts of new aches and pains through her upper body. With an ever changing body, new baby, carseats, cribs, strollers not to mention breastfeeding, it’s no wonder that your upper back and neck will often get sore. Here you’ll get a 12 minute gentle workout that focuses on opening up the chest, and building strength through your arms and shoulders to prepare yo for the lifting you’ll be doing.

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Getting back into Golf!

May 15th, 2020 • written by • in Uncategorized • • Add a comment »

Golf is Back! … But take it slow and easy at first    With the various health authorities now allowing the public to use golf as a socially distanced activity, we strongly recommend that you take this opportunity to dust off the putter, driver and pitching wedge and get back to golf. 

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