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Aug
1 Aug

5 things you need to know about running injuries from your Toronto sports clinic

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With the warm weather comes more opportunities for runners. Unfortunately, our Toronto sports clinic sees an increase in injuries associated with this popular sport too. Here’s 5 things you need to know about running as you start a new program. Warming Up is Essential There’s really no way around warming up and doing the proper stretches before starting. While most runners more than likely already know this, research tells us that up to 90% of these athletes miss time because of injury. Adopting a warm-up routine will help you stay healthy and active. Understand you limits If you ask professionals in the field, they will tell you that every runner has a threshold for injury. It could be 10 or 15 km a day or…

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19
Aug
19 Aug

Treat Your Sports Injury Without Surgery: Sonocur Shockwave Therapy

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For many athletes suffering from a sports related injury or pain due to sports, their game can become increasingly taxing. Playing through pain in an effort to avoid dealing with it may lead to serious complications in the future, while stopping altogether may lead to both physical and mental outcomes…

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29
Aug
29 Aug

What is Osteoarthritis of the Knee: Symptoms and Non-Surgical Alternatives

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As an insidious condition that does a great job of sneaking up on people over the course of time, osteoarthritis is a common ailment suffered by thousands of people across Canada. The knee seems particularly prone to developing it.  Known as osteoarthritis of the knee, it’s the most common type of osteoarthritis.  Although it is more common in people over 40, it strikes all age groups. While athletes are common sufferers of osteoarthritis of the knee, they are, by no means, the only sufferers. What is osteoarthritis of the knee? Osteoarthritis of the knee refers to the degeneration of the actual knee joint. More specifically, this means that the hyaline cartilage covering the articulating surfaces of the bones in the knee joint have deteriorated. What…

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9
Aug
9 Aug

Need to Treat Your Running Injury? A Running Injury Clinic Can Offer Relief and Treatment With Specialized Care!

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Running is a favourite activity for many who enjoy the clarity of mind, freedom and health benefits it offers. Whether you run daily to keep fit, wear off calories from delicious food you just can’t give up, or are a dedicated life-long marathon runner, you know that staying in shape is important if you want to reach your running goals. However, most runners are also keenly aware that running injuries can disrupt one’s ability to strive for peak performance, and even inhibit their ability to perform at all. Running is rife with a host of possible injuries, many of which can happen inadvertently. Sprains, torn ligaments, Achilles tendon problems, ankle instability, knee and joint pain, or plantar fasciitis are all common injuries experienced by runners.…

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25 Jul

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Basketball is a celebrated sport that people from all ages and walks of life enjoy.  The roots of basketball hail from Canada and the small Ontario town of Almonte.  Here, in 1891, the game was invented by Dr. James Naismith.  Mere hours from Almonte, Toronto is filled with basketball lovers who are both die-hard Toronto Raptors fans and active basketball players. Basketball is a great way to stay healthy and in shape.  It’s also a wonderful way to enjoy leisure time, and even raise money to support Toronto communities. Bay Street Hoops League Basketball is a charity basketball tournament that does just that. Through the Bay Street Hoops charity, lawyers, accountants and other financial service professionals participate in one of Toronto’s largest sports charities. In…

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