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$50 Off Orthotics

We rely on our feet to perform many activities of daily life. With such high demands, it is not uncommon for dysfunction to occur. If rehabilitation alone is not enough, custom orthotics can be a great solution to get you up and moving again. For a limited time only,...

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Marathon Mechanics and Tips

It takes around 48,000 to 50,000 steps to run a marathon!  That is a tremendous amount of force for the body to deal with.  There are several Hollyburn members that are either beginning their marathon training, in the midst of marathon training, or are fending off...

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Fresh start of the Biking Season

Cycling is one of the most repetitive recreational and competitive sports known. If riding with an average and comfortable cycling cadence of 85 RPM (revolutions per minute), the legs will pump through a total of 5100 revolutions per hour. Another way to analyze this...

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Marpole Physiotherapy Cares

Marpole Cares Campaign: We are proud to announce we have donated $1,850 for needy families in our community this Christmas season!! Special thanks to our amazing patients, physiotherapists, friends and Bloom Yoga Studio for your contribution to the Marpole Cares...

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Giving to Neighbours in Need!

Marpole Physiotherapy Clinic understands the importance of giving to, and caring about our community beyond the clinic door. We offer support to the community in many ways, including the Marpole Cares Campaign. This campaign is set up to deliver perishable goods for...

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Congrats to Lieon and Nicole!

We proudly announce that both Lieon Kit and Nicole Fournier have passed their exams and are licensed in performing IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation). Owner Gordon Bohlmann is clinical instructor to the Intramuscular Stimulation education program and therapist Carmen...

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Physiotherapy Tips for Cycling

We all know that the wagon will only go as fast as the donkey that pulls it, yet how many of us actually spend the same time scrutinising ourselves as what we do on our bikes? What starts off as a slight niggle can soon escalate and hamper your performance. Source of...

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Strain Recovery: Tip #4

As addressed in previous blogs, the first 3 steps in the recovery of a ligament strain are: RICE. The RICE Principle (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) is a good first step following a ligament sprain. Check in with your physiotherapist who will assess your strength,...

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Strain recovery: Tip #2

Last week we addressed the RICE Principle (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) as a good first step following a ligament sprain. Tip#2: Get relief. If you have injured your ankle or wrist and experience swelling and limited movement, you probably have sprained a...

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Tennis Elbow: What, How and Why?

‘Tennis elbow’ is really a misnomer since it can be caused by activities other than racquet sports like tennis. Other activities include swimming, rock climbing, throwing sports, and repetitive activities that we do at work or home. Considering how often we use our...

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Feet – Your Solid Foundation

"Solid as a rock" - the song lyrics by Ashford and Simpson refer not to feet, but love.  In physiotherapy terms however, your feet should be solid and dependable, giving you a great foundation for the rest of your body to function from. If you are not in love with...

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