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Archive for May, 2013

Rotator Cuff Injuries – Melina Mirzaei, Kinesiologist

What Is the Rotator Cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles whose function is to provide stability for the humerus (upper arm bone) in the shoulder socket. Rotator cuff injuries can result from repetitive movements or acute injuries. The type of rotator cuff injury tends to vary…

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Osteoarthritis – Melina Mirzaei, Kinesiologist

What Is It? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative condition which affects the cartilage of the body’s joints. Unlike other types of arthritis, osteoarthritis specifically occurs in only one or a few joints in the body, such as the knee, hip, or spine. It usually develops later in life, as a…

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The “R” in R.I.C.E. – Melina Mirzaei, Kinesiologist

Most patients come into the clinic because a) they have a problem and b) they are looking for a solution to said problem. Our GPP team is full of solutions, and we want to work with you to find the best one for you. Depending on the problem, the solution…

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Breakfast Television Visits GPP – Chelsea Sheppard, Physiotherapist

This year we had the great pleasure of welcoming CityTV’s Breakfast Television to GPP for a morning full of tips on off season, in season and on-the-slope tips for skiers, snowboarders and snowshoers. Dawn Chubai and the Breakfast Television crew joined us to show simple exercises which can be done…

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KIDS PHYSIO GROUP OPENS CLINIC IN CENTRAL SURREY – #GPPFriends

Pediatric Physiotherapy Clinic Opens Second Location Surrey, B.C. – Laura Patrick – Founder of Kids Physio Group, and Nitin Ambardar – Physiotherapist and Partner in Kids Physio Group Surrey, announced today the expansion of the Kids Physio Group to Unit 302, 14351 – 104 Ave in Surrey, British Columbia. As…

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About Stephen Jay – Registered Massage Therapist, #TeamGPP

Stephen is a Registered Massage Therapist working in Vancouver BC. He just completed his certification for membership in the College of Massage Therapists of British Columbia after relocating from Nova Scotia last year. In Nova Scotia, Stephen ran a successful practice and worked as a faculty member at Northumberland College,…

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The Sneaky Scaphoid Fracture – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

Approximately 80% of the fractures of the carpal (wrist) bones occur in the scaphoid. It is often caused by a fall on an outstretched hand (FOOSH!) or a similar mechanism (think hitting a tree at good speed on your mountain bike and you get the picture). The tricky part about…

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Bike to the Future – Melina Mirzaei, Kinesiologist

Cycling is a great way to enjoy Vancouver, commute to work, and improve aerobic fitness. Indoor cycling is also a good workout, especially when the rain starts to drive us inside. Whether you are an avid road-biker or an occasional spin class attendee, there are some body positioning issues to…

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