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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Focus Physiotherapy For Sports Injuries

When it comes to participating in sports, we’re all at different levels. From weekend warriors to professional athletes, our patients run the range at Focus physiotherapy. Sports injuries are also quite varied, from mild to severe injuries we treat them all. Physiotherapy for a sports injury prevents the need for surgeries by up to 50%. [...]

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