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About Anthony Grande

Anthony Grande has been a Registered Physiotherapist since 1996. His desire to help people recover from their injuries pushed him to provide better care and get involved in professional and government organizations, where he gained the opportunity to be part of roundtables with Ministers and their staff. He specializes in medical acupuncture, sports injury recovery, and stroke and traumatic brain injury rehabilitation. Anthony devotes his personal time to his family, animal welfare, and social entrepreneurship.

How a Concussion Affects Your Body and Overall Health & Wellness

With professional athletes going public with their concussion experiences, there has been an extensive study into sports-related concussions over the past decade. Considered a mild traumatic brain injury, concussions are still of concern due to the potential for long-lasting emotional and behavioural effects. Concussions can occur at all levels of sports participation, but can also [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|Health And Wellness|Comments Off on How a Concussion Affects Your Body and Overall Health & Wellness

The Best Custom Orthotics and Knee Braces

Whether you have a knee injury, knee pain or arthritis, knee braces can offer the support required to improve mobility and relieve pain. There are many types of knee orthotics available, from one-size-fits all options to completely customized orthotics designed to fit your knee and condition perfectly. Knee braces are ideal for postoperative recovery, ligament [...]

By |December 5th, 2018|Knee Braces|Comments Off on The Best Custom Orthotics and Knee Braces

Injury vs. Trauma: What’s the Difference?

When going to the hospital, patient care is organized based on the severity of their injuries. This triage classification system is designed to address the most important needs first. In this way, medical professionals can prioritize their efforts and help as many people as possible. Unfortunately, the injuries suffered by trauma patients are often so [...]

By |November 14th, 2018|Health And Wellness|Comments Off on Injury vs. Trauma: What’s the Difference?

A Brief Guide to Concussion Recovery in Adolescents

What is a Concussion? A concussion is a brain injury that occurs as a result of trauma or injury to the head. A blow to the head or neck—or even a sudden jolt such as whiplash—can cause your brain to move and bounce around inside your skull. This can damage brain cells and change your [...]

By |November 7th, 2018|Health And Wellness|Comments Off on A Brief Guide to Concussion Recovery in Adolescents

Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment of the Common Elbow Injury

If you’ve ever played racquet sports, you may have experience with tennis elbow. This common condition is a form of tendinitis that causes pain in the elbow and arm. It’s often the result of repetitive motions, like gripping a racquet between the thumb and first two fingers. This repetition can put a strain on the [...]

By |October 15th, 2018|Tennis Elbow|Comments Off on Tennis Elbow: Symptoms and Treatment of the Common Elbow Injury

Spinal Decompression: A Safer Option Than Surgery

If you’ve never experienced lower back pain, chances are you will at some point in your life. Studies show about 80% of adults suffer from this condition. Because so many working Canadians sit at a computer for hours a day, lower back pain has become one of the leading causes of missed work and job-related [...]

By |October 8th, 2018|Spinal Decompression|Comments Off on Spinal Decompression: A Safer Option Than Surgery

Whiplash Injuries and Missed Diagnoses of Traumatic Brain Injury

The Canadian Transportation Safety Board estimates there are about 160,000 car accidents in Canada each year. Of those, nearly 2,900 end in deaths. For those who survive, many suffer muscle, nerve and spine injuries. Motor vehicle accidents can also cause traumatic brain injury (TBI). This type of injury often occurs when the skull hits stationary [...]

By |September 24th, 2018|Whiplash Treatment|Comments Off on Whiplash Injuries and Missed Diagnoses of Traumatic Brain Injury

Hip Injuries: How Orthotics Can Help

Custom orthotics can help treat a number of conditions including problems with the hip. Orthotics are specially designed devices that control foot function and they can correct alignment issues in your feet and legs to improve stability and alleviate pain. Custom orthotics are very different from over-the-counter insoles because they are specially made to conform [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Orthotics|Comments Off on Hip Injuries: How Orthotics Can Help

Health and Wellness: Does our society have it backwards?

Consider this: is it possible that as a society, our notions are wrong when it comes to health and wellness. We are sick and seem to only be getting sicker, we are living longer but it’s time to address the quality of how we age. I think we have it backwards, and it's time to [...]

By |August 30th, 2018|Health And Wellness|Comments Off on Health and Wellness: Does our society have it backwards?

Bum Knee: How to Choose a Knee Brace for Cyclists

Leading an active lifestyle can have many benefits, such as keeping muscles and joints strong. Exercise may also reduce bone loss and improve arthritis. Cycling is a low impact form of exercise, which is effective in recovering from certain leg injuries and pain like arthritis. It can strengthen the joints and muscles without putting too [...]

By |August 27th, 2018|Knee Braces|Comments Off on Bum Knee: How to Choose a Knee Brace for Cyclists

What to Do If You’re Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

Motor vehicle accidents can scary, causing you to become confused and distracted. However, it’s important to keep a clear mind and obtain crucial information after an accident. Step 1: Ensure passengers are safe The first thing to do after an accident is to ensure that everyone is safe and uninjured. If anyone is injured, immediately [...]

By |August 20th, 2018|Motor Vehicle Accident|Comments Off on What to Do If You’re Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident

How to Recover from a Sports Injury like a Pro

Being seriously injured while playing sports can be quite traumatic and have a huge impact on your life. It can become frustrating, especially if the injury affects your mobility. It’s important to be patient with yourself when healing to regain your strength properly and avoid the risk of further injury. Here are some tips on [...]

By |August 13th, 2018|Sports Injury|Comments Off on How to Recover from a Sports Injury like a Pro

Custom Orthotics: What They Are and How to Find Good Ones

The purpose of insoles is to cushion your feet and provide support where needed. Orthotics do just the same but are customized to your specific needs and are made to correct your foot imbalance. They are placed inside your footwear to reduce stress and strain on your body by bringing your feet back into alignment [...]

By |August 1st, 2018|Orthotics|Comments Off on Custom Orthotics: What They Are and How to Find Good Ones

Exercises to Minimize Pelvic Pain

This article best suits anyone who works out regularly, particularly doing Olympic-style weightlifting. If you are also thinking of increasing the intensity of your workouts and want to minimize the negative impacts related to the pelvic region, then this article is also for you. This article is also suited for you if you have had [...]

By |July 16th, 2018|Pelvic Pain|Comments Off on Exercises to Minimize Pelvic Pain

This Stretch Relieves Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, Achilles Pain, and Heel Pain

Training hard often leaves you with stiff or painful joints, especially when you go to sleep at night. One has to be careful when dealing with joints, as they can be easily injured, and they tend to heal rather slowly. However, joint issues can put a serious damper on your training. There is an exercise, [...]

By |July 9th, 2018|Foot & Ankle|Comments Off on This Stretch Relieves Plantar Fasciitis, Shin Splints, Achilles Pain, and Heel Pain

Tennis Elbow: Exercises, Treatment and Prevention

Tennis elbow, also known as Lateral epicondylitis, is a condition that causes pain in the outer side of your elbow. It would surprise you to know that, despite its name, 95% of the people who suffer from this condition are non-tennis players. Nevertheless, tennis elbow is often caused by strain or overuse, which results in [...]

By |July 2nd, 2018|Exercises|Comments Off on Tennis Elbow: Exercises, Treatment and Prevention

Understanding Radiology of Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis

Understanding spondylolysis and why the younger athletic population is usually the most susceptible can help you understand the different options for managing it. You can define spondylolysis as a bone defect that happens within the interarticularis of the vertebral arch. It may present itself as a fracture or a weakness. Most spondylolisthesis defects will be [...]

By |June 18th, 2018|Spondylolysis|Comments Off on Understanding Radiology of Spondylolysis/Spondylolisthesis

How Knee Support Works

There are an array of products on the market today that protect the knee after an injury, and offer support during the healing process. Knee support products come in various types and styles, and they can treat a myriad of different knee conditions. So how do knee supports work? Two of the most common products [...]

By |June 11th, 2018|Knee Braces|Comments Off on How Knee Support Works

10 Gentle Exercises to Maintain Joint Mobility and Relieve Arthritis Pain

While it may seem counter-intuitive, exercising is integral for people that suffer from arthritis. When your joints are sore and aching, exercise may not seem like the best idea, but it can actually help increase strength and flexibility. While arthritis may often make you feel immobile, getting moving is actually the only real way to [...]

By |June 4th, 2018|Exercises|Comments Off on 10 Gentle Exercises to Maintain Joint Mobility and Relieve Arthritis Pain

3 Types of Massage Therapy Specialties that will be in Demand

The art of physiotherapy helps people who suffer from injuries, illnesses, aging, or disability. People of all ages are helped by this therapeutic method. As a specific massage therapy, its physiotherapy techniques involves working with a vast range of health issues affecting the human body. Physiotherapists incorporate a foundation of holistic, hands-on massage solution to [...]

By |May 25th, 2018|Therapists|Comments Off on 3 Types of Massage Therapy Specialties that will be in Demand