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Effective Sitting Posture for the Office

By | Blog, Pain Info

  Proper Sitting Posture   If you work in an office, you have probably used a standing desk or an ergonomic chair before. Posture has been a hot topic of discussion in recent years. There is no shortage of advice to be found about proper sitting posture. There are dozens of products that can be purchased with the promise of…

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5 Tips to Kayaking With Proper Form

By | Blog, PainPRO Sports

  Kayaking is a Year-Round Activity Even though it is winter in Vancouver, kayaking is still a great way to spend a clear day out on the water. You may be thinking that kayaking is pretty self-explanatory and does not require much instruction, but just like any other activity, there are proper ways to paddle that will reduce the incidence…

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Common Injuries at PainPRO clinics

By | PainPRO News, Pain Info, General Pain Issues, Injury Prevention

General Areas of Concern and Modalities As a growing multidisciplinary clinic, painPRO Therapeutics offers various treatment modalities for an assortment of injuries that a patient may encounter. As we offer registered massage therapy, physiotherapy, chiropractic care, and kinesiology services, we provide additional clinical research and track statistics through treatment charting in order to analyze different kinds of outcomes. Injuries also…

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The Importance of Nutrition in Sports

By | Nutrition

Why do we eat? Energy is the answer. Food fuel’s our body and therefore it is crucial to take in the right nutrients before and after a workout to maintain optimal performance and recovery.    Don’t cut the carbs Many diets tell us to cut the carbs. It is really important to know what you’re eating or not eating and…

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Therapeutic Exercise

By | Injury Prevention, Pain Info, Blog

Therapeutic exercise, also known as exercise therapy, is a broad term to define any physical activity used to reach specific health goals.   This can range from improving basic functions (or decreasing pain) to reaching athletic goals.   For example: An older individual may perform exercises to improve balance and make it easier to get up from a chair. The…

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Treat Yourself this Holiday Season

By | PainPRO News, Pain Info, Blog

The Gift of Health and Wellness   As the holidays envelop us and every one scrambles the malls to get all their Christmas gifts bought in time, it can be useful to take a step back and think about what really matters.   Whereas most people would say that spending time with family and friends provides the real enjoyment and…

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