STAVE OFF Blog

Bright Spots (April 12, 2020): Positive Vibes in COVID 19

By Christina Prevett | April 12, 2020

Over the last couple of weeks, many peoples’ worlds have been spun upside down. People have lost jobs. Family members are going into front line and we’re worried. You yourself are a front line worker. Many people are feeling lonely and as more time passes, many people feel the loneliness start to sink in. Because […]

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running, arthritis, knee pain, hip pain

Does Running cause Arthritis?

By Christina Prevett | April 12, 2020

Is running associated with a higher prevalence of knee and hip osteoarthritis (OA)? Growing up, I remember a lot of adults I knew telling me that they stopped running because it was thought to be harmful to their joints. They were told that their osteoarthritis was caused by the amount of mileage that they did […]

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Bright Spots (April 5, 2020): Positive Vibes in COVID 19

By Christina Prevett | April 5, 2020

Over the last couple of weeks, many peoples’ worlds have been spun upside down. People have lost jobs. Family members are going into front line and we’re worried. You yourself are a front line worker. Many people are feeling lonely and as more time passes, many people feel the loneliness start to sink in. Because […]

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low back, back pain, Telehealth, online physiotherapy

Treating Low Back Pain with Online Physiotherapy

By Christina Prevett | April 2, 2020

Having low back pain can be awful. You don’t realize just how much you rely on your back for movement until it hurts! Physiotherapy is one of the most common routes people take to try to help with low back pain. But all the clinics right now are closed because of COVID19! What do you […]

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mental health, covid-19, social distancing

Protecting our Mental Health in a Time of Social Distancing

By Christina Prevett | March 23, 2020

Social Distancing and Social Isolation can lead to mental health challenges like depression We are in uncharted territory with the changing health landscape. COVID-19 has brought on necessary measures to keep the health of our most vulnerable Canadians safe. Social distancing is the limiting of social contact outside of the individuals in your house except […]

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covid-19

Our Response to COVID-19

By Christina Prevett | March 13, 2020

STAVE OFF gym is CLOSED effective until March 30, 2020 due to COVID-19. Physiotherapy Clinic is operating via TELEHEALTH The development of the spread of COVID-19 has been fast and furious. With the unknowns of this virus come a lot of scary anecdotes, widespread panic and hasty decisions in an attempt to protect oneself. At […]

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