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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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Quick Tips to Fuel Your Way to Great Run


Looking for advice on how to fuel your body for your upcoming running race? Read on for professional advice you can trust from local Registered Dietician and runner, Carolyn Berry. THE NIGHT BEFORE… Eat a high-carbohydrate, moderate-protein, low-fat meal (protein and fat are more difficult to digest). For example, Pasta with tomato sauce and grilled

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Foam Rolling: A Physiotherapist Explains the Why and How.


Foam rolling is everywhere these days. You see it in the gym, the physiotherapy clinic and at various sporting events as part of the athletes’ warm-up and cool-down routines. People are often making a grimacing face as they roll back and forth but do you know what they are trying to achieve by using a

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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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