Our Health and Performance Centre and Eramosa Physiotherapy team collaboratively work using an evidence-based model to promote health, implement strategies of prevention and assist in the achievement of personal performance in both athletes and active individuals in the community of Guelph. The Sport Physiotherapy Fellowship provided in collaboration with Eramosa Physiotherapy Associates will offer a comprehensive learning experience and advance the practical skills of the participants to develop leaders in both sport and orthopaedic physiotherapy.
Pregnancy is a time of unbelievable changes, including what it can do to your body. Your body adjusts for pregnancy by loosening joints, and different muscles may tighten while others stretch. Everything can feel off-balance. Even the simple act of standing up from sitting can feel unstable.
Beets are back in season, and we’ve got a simple, delicious juice recipe that’ll put them to good use. Beetroot juice has long been touted by professional athletes as a natural performance enhancer. Even if you’re not an elite athlete, adding beet juice to your diet can help improve oxygen flow, which can benefit your workout.
What is Prehab?
While it might sound more like a pre-game chant overheard in a pub right before the Habs play, prehab is actually a proactive approach to avoiding pain and injury and is commonly used as a advantageous primer before surgeries. It’s a personalized exercise program designed around your unique needs, which helps prevent sports and activity-related injuries that ultimately lead to rehabilitation. Prehab also gives surgery patients the post-surgery advantage.
Many of us eagerly await spring’s arrival, as we look forward to warmer temperatures and the long awaited return to outdoor exercise. Now that spring has arrived, it’s important not to rush the transition from indoors to out. Doing too much, too soon can lead to injury and land you in rehab when you least expect it.
Summer may seem a long way off, but summer camp registration is fast approaching. Summer camp is a great way for kids to learn skills that will last a lifetime. Learn how to choose a camp that’s right for your child. Know what to look for so your child has fun and stays safe.
With the significant rise in sports and activity-related concussions among youth, it’s important to know how to spot a concussion and the steps you should take if you think your child has suffered from one. We cover the basics, to help you make an informed decision about baseline concussion testing.
Teaching kids about nutrition can be challenging; thankfully, there’s an app for that. Learn about these informative and fun nutritional apps that help kids learn more about what they are eating, and help you shop as well.
From soothing sore muscles and decreasing muscle tension to enhancing athletic performance, learn how registered massage therapy can provide unique benefits to young athletes.
An overview of the "Concussions in Sport" Symposium, which took place January 17th 2013 at the Health and Performance Centre. Sports doctor, Dr. Margo Mounjoy and physiotherapist, Brett Lyons discuss the definition of a concussion, diagnosis, treatment options, return to play, special populations and finally, prevention. This overview is not only a helpful tool for players but for coaches and trainers as well who are managing an athlete with a sports-related concussion.