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Shireen Mistry

Oouch! I Hurt my Head

By | Pain Info

When you hear of someone diagnosed with a ‘concussion’ what are your immediate thoughts? Do you know what having a concussion means? What it feels like? What the person that had the concussion is going through? A concussion is very different from a muscle strain or a broken bone. An injury to a muscle/bone will typically heal in six-eight weeks…

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Get your CORE on!

By | Functional Fitness

“Activate your core” they say… But what does that mean?   Our bodies have multiple ‘cores’; shoulder core, abdominal core and pelvic core. We use the word ‘core’ with the intention of increase stability in the area.   By activating our abdominal and pelvic core we are increasing the pressure in our abdominal and pelvic region which provides support and…

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5 Steps to Running and Injury Prevention

By | Running Exercises

5 Steps to Running and Injury prevention Beautiful British Columbia! It’s that time of year when the sun is shining, the mountains are calling and you’re itching to be running outdoors. We live in the perfect city for this. Here are some tidbits you don’t want to forget while you are out being active to prevent most injuries and make…

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Small Group Functional Fitness Sessions

By | Uncategorized, Group Fitness

Dear painPRO members,   Brush off that snow, put on your training shoes and let’s kickoff 2017 with stability, strength and power!   Based on your requests, starting January 3rd, 2017 we would like to offer you the opportunity to take part in our Small Group Functional Fitness Sessions with our Registered Kinesiologist.   The goals of these group Functional…

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Exercise and Acute Motor Vehicle Accidents

By | Accident Related Injuries

While it is most common that patients are told to rest immediately post motor vehicle accidents (MVA), research shows that resting during the acute phase (first 1-2 weeks) can hinder and prevent recovery. It is imperative that post Motor Vehicle Accidents we maintain range of motion (ROM). Often this will not be comfortable; however, if not performed, we could be…

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