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Arthritis

Oh My Joints: the evil arthritis

By Christina Prevett | January 23, 2019

Be sure to join us for our latest workshop on arthritis, here is out itinerary for the day In this session, our Physiotherapist Christina Prevett who is doing her PhD in exercising for older adults will give you all the information you need to know about living with arthritis. Starting from what it is and […]

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Urgency

I NEED To Pee!!

By Christina Prevett | January 10, 2019

That feeling you get when, seemingly out of nowhere, you NEED to go to the bathroom. Perhaps you are someone who someone who can’t hold it for long, or maybe you are a “just in case” pee-er. You may even know every single public bathroom in Kingston. Pelvic Floor physiotherapist call this urgency. This is […]

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neck pain

Do you Have a Pain in the Neck??

By Nick Prevett | December 7, 2018

And no not your significant other… neck pain that can leave your feeling uncomfortable when you turn your head or even leave you with headaches. It actually could be your shoulder!  It’s actually fairly common and can be due to the muscles around the shoulder that help to keep your shoulder in a good position. […]

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meniscus injury

Your Knee Hurts, It Could be your Meniscus!

By Christina Prevett | December 5, 2018

One of the most common injuries we see are knee injuries! Today we wanted to specifically talk about meniscus injuries, something we see a lot of. When someone is told they have a meniscus injury they often think that its a ligament in the knee, which isn’t actually the case, so before we get into […]

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deadlift mistakes

Two Common Mistakes we See in the Deadlift

By Christina Prevett | August 13, 2018

The deadlift has been called the king of strength training and the list of benefits and muscle groups could fill a small book. But they’re also a ton of common mistakes people make when starting to deadlift. The first is people often are scared of bending at the hip fearing they’re going to injure their […]

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How do I do These Kettlebell Things???

By Christina Prevett | July 25, 2018

I’m sure you’ve seen people online or maybe at your gym playing around with kettlbells. Maybe you wanted to try it but your nervous and you’re not sure what you’re doing, we’ve got your back! We wanted to give you a few tips so you can hit the ground running with some of the most […]

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