Concussions: Common, complex, controversial, and challenging. There has been a significant increase in awareness of concussions over the past decade. Many people can say they personally know someone who has had a concussion, or have had one themselves. The definition of a concussion, according to the Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport, is “a complex pathophysiologicalContinue Reading »
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Standup Paddleboarding and it’s Many Health Benefits
With those consistent days in the high twenties and thirties, it’s safe to say summer is here to stay and in full swing! Have you heard of the latest fitness craze? Standup paddleboarding is a fun outdoor activity perfect for solo adventures or within group settings. And on top of that there are so manyContinue Reading »
Falls in the elderly – Why is it important, and what can we do about it?
Unfortunately, many seniors fall on a daily basis, and these falls can have extremely debilitating consequences. In fact, falls are responsible for 85% of all injuries experienced by seniors and cost an estimated 3 billion dollars per year to Canadians. Falls are also responsible for 40% of admissions in long-term care and 90% of hipContinue Reading »