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GETTING TO THE CORE OF IT


A physiotherapist explains what core stability really means. What is the core? These days, core is a hot topic. People are constantly working towards building stronger core muscles (especially with the summer months not far off the horizon!). But when people say “I need to work on my core” what does that really mean? Simply

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YOGA AND INJURY: IS BEING MORE FLEXIBLE ALWAYS A GOOD THING?


YOGA AND THE FLEXIBLE SPINE: A PHYSIOTHERAPY PERSPECTIVE. Life on the west-coast involves many options for yoga practice and in no city are those choices more abundant than in here in Vancouver. It’s now rare to find a Vancouver-ite who has not practiced yoga of some form at some point. So with all this yoga,

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Welcome to the Alaia Physio Blog:


EVER WONDERED WHAT YOUR PHYSIO THINKS OF CROSS-FIT? BARRE FITNESS? YOGA? BAREFOOT RUNNING? INVERSION TABLES?… WHAT TO EXPECT… As physiotherapists, we constantly get asked the question “What’s your opinion of…” (insert the newest trend for fitness or injury management here). With over 13 years of physiotherapy practice, my answers are seldom simple. However, our life

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