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Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

Is exercise the answer? Quick Info Parkinson’s Disease (PD) is a progressively degenerative disease of the Basal Ganglia located in the brain. It causes a loss of a substance called Dopamine which has an effect on a persons physical movements. The most common symptoms...

Are you ready to Run after Pregnancy?

Are your ready to run after pregnancy? When? Ideally, high impact exercises should not be resumed before 12 weeks after the baby is born.  Why ? Women that return to high impact before this time frame may be at risk of developing a pelvic organ prolapse. What If I had...

Exercise for Osteoporosis

Progressive Resistance Training to improve bone density Progressive resistance training (PRT) simply means gradually increasing the resistance of the exercise you are doing over time. There is an old Chinese gym proverb that states:“If the weight on the bar is not...

Bony Stress Fractures in Kids Sport

Are we over-training our kids? Most kids/teens winter sports are now well underway and we are already seeing many over-use injuries presenting to the practice. In the past few years we are seeing more bony stress reactions and stress fractures in kids/teens than...

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