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Training for Warmer Weather: Running with Plantar Fasciitis
Posted on: February 21st, 2019 by REP Physio

Whether you’re training for a race, triathlon or wanting to be active with the kids, now is the perfect time to start preparing for your spring and summer activities. Don’t let plantar fasciitis stop you from achieving your goals!  The plantar fascia is a dense, multi-layered fibrous connective tissue that originates from the calcaneus (heel […]

Let’s Talk Sciatic Nerve Pain
Posted on: February 11th, 2019 by REP Physio

Do you suffer from lower limb numbness, tingling, burning, or sharp shooting pain past the knee?  Sciatic nerve pain can happen for a number of reasons but some of the most common culprits include deconditioned core musculature and tight glutes.  According to the physiotherapists here at REP Physio, activity is often the best medicine. Here […]

COLD OUTSIDE? LET’S WARM UP!
Posted on: January 23rd, 2019 by REP Physio

Edmonton is a winter city. We have many different options for activity during the cold winter months, including walking/running the river valley system, fat biking, skating, and skiing and snowboarding. Warming up for outdoor activity is an important part of the routine. A dynamic warmup can help to increase heart rate, blood flow, warm up […]

Workspace Ergonomics
Posted on: April 23rd, 2018 by REP Physio

Does your job require you to sit at a desk all day? Does sitting at your desk give you neck, shoulder, back or wrist pain? At REP Physio in Southwest Edmonton, we’re happy to give you a few tips on how to use ergonomics to adjust your workspace to properly suit you and reduce those […]

A Message to the Hair Stylists: You Don’t Have to Go Home in Pain!
Posted on: July 20th, 2016 by REP Physio

At the end of the day, do you feel like you have knots all over your upper back and shoulders? Do you have aches and pains all over your body? Hair stylists often don’t get recognized for how physically demanding their job can be. From being constantly on your feet, looking down at your client’s […]

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