Why Are Sports Important for Children’s Development?

Why Are Sports Important for Children’s Development?

Thursday, April 11, 2019

It has become common knowledge that sports are very important for children’s health and physical development as they promote exercise, coordination, and lower the chances of childhood obesity. But recently, it has been shown that playing sports not only aids children physically, but adds to overall childhood development academically, mentally, and socially as well. Here is exactly how/why playing sports as a child is essential for development and dramatically increases the chance of success later in life! Read more

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Everything You Need to Know About the Top Diet Trends in 2019

Everything You Need to Know About the Top Diet Trends in 2019

Monday, April 08, 2019

Every year there seems to be a new fad diet, healthcare trend, or new and exciting way to lose weight. In the ever-changing world of health and wellness, one thing always stays the same… people’s obsession with dieting. Being healthcare professionals ourselves, my team and I have seen it all and although we are not dietitians, we interact with clients on a daily basis and the discussion of diet trends inevitably comes up. So, due to our desire to help, we’ve compiled a list of the top diet trends in 2019. Here’s everything you need to know to stay informed! Read more

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EXOS casting - our revolutionary, thermoformable casting technology

EXOS casting - our revolutionary, thermoformable casting technology

Friday, April 05, 2019

Have you ever broken a bone and been stuck in a heavy, bulky fibreglass cast, or even worse, a plaster of paris cast? Thankfully, thanks to our EXOS casting technology, the days of fractures meaning you have to carry around a heavy cast all day are behind us. EXOS embraces the newest and most revolutionary casting, bracing and splinting technology.  Read more

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Can Osgood-Schlatter Disease Affect Adults?

Can Osgood-Schlatter Disease Affect Adults?

Friday, April 05, 2019

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a painful condition causing inflammation just below the knee. Common in adolescents during growth spurts, Osgood-Schlatter disease can affect adults if not properly assessed and treated. Read more

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Hamstring Strains In Sport. Why Do They Occur?

Hamstring Strains In Sport. Why Do They Occur?

Wednesday, April 03, 2019

Hamstrings are essential in providing the movement and balance necessary to excel at almost any sport. Because of the diversity of functions they control, and mobility they provide, such as running, jumping and kicking, hamstring strains are some of the most common injuries occurrent in sports today. Read more

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Can You Play Sports After a Torn ACL

Can You Play Sports After a Torn ACL

Monday, April 01, 2019

A torn ACL or “anterior cruciate ligament” is a painful, yet unfortunately common injury for athletes across many different sports. Some ACL tears require surgery whereas others can be treated through physical therapy. With a recent rise in the number of ACL injuries requiring surgery in children and young athletes, it is important to stay educated and informed on the dangers of ACL injuries, how they occur, and if/when you or your child will be able to play sports after suffering a torn ACL. Read more

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