Author: Katrina Sovio

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Five Things I learned at the Harvard Sports Medicine Conference


I had the privilege of attending the Harvard Sports Medicine Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetes in May 2018 in the interest of hearing from top physicians, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals about the standard of care they currently recommend for their athletes and cutting edge developments in the treatment of sports injuries. Below are my

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5 Training Errors New Runners Make and How to Avoid Them


There’s nothing like the new year to inspire goal setting and if training for a running race is on your resolution list, there are literally hundreds of them in Vancouver to set your sights on. As a physiotherapist, I’ve been treating running injuries for 15 years and have suffered through countless of them myself on

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Why it feels good to get your neck “cracked”: A Physiotherapist Explains Joint Manipulation.


Joint manipulation (often referred to as “chiropractic adjustment”) has been practiced for many years as a treatment technique for relieving joint pain and restriction. Traditionally performed by chiropractors, this style of treatment is also incorporated by many osteopaths and manual physiotherapists. But what is really happening when a joint “cracks”? Why does it feel good?

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