Healthy & Injury-free: Run for it!

Running is, for so many people, an incredibly enjoyable sport. Its pleasures are plenty: it can be meditative, offering a quiet and reflective time outdoors. It can be satisfying either in solitude, or enjoyed with friends. It requires no fancy gear. However, running is not a low-impact sport - so learn how to avoid (and heal!) injuries sustained while jogging.

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Britt Bates
Step into Summer with Ease

Flip-flop season is upon us – and while that might herald long and leisurely days spent playing outside – it can also wreak havoc on our heels if we don’t ease into our new summer shoes and keep our feet strong and limber as the days get warmer.

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Creekside Physio
Bringing Your Best Game

Spring is in full swing – and that means it’s time for the golf courses to open their gates and for us to dust off the clubs. Golf is one of the most popular parts of the Kootenay lifestyle, and it’s no surprise, given the multitude of courses right in the Kimberley & Cranbrook area.  Golf is generally considered a low-impact sport, but nonetheless, there is a myriad of injuries that often befall regular, and even the most recreational, players.

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Creekside Physio
Getting the Most Out of Your Ride

Spring is in full swing, and more and more dirt and pavement are appearing every day. This is certainly cause for celebration, as cycling is an integral part of the Kootenay lifestyle! It’s the perfect time take out that beautiful machine that’s been collecting dust in your garage all winter, and bring it to the local bike shop for a little tune-up. But there’s another, equally important appointment that you should make for your ride, too.

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Creekside Physio
Sore Knees? We can help!

Sure, you might joke around about it just being a sign of getting older. But knee pain affects those of all ages, and might actually be something more serious than just a little irritation now and then. Knee injuries are one of the most common reasons people visit their health practitioners.

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Creekside Physio
How to Heal Your Skier's Thumb

Ski pass tagged to your snowpants? Check. Doing your annual dance for the snow gods? Check. But before you hit the slopes, we want to tell you about a common injury that happens on the ski hill: Skier’s Thumb! (Oh, and don’t stop reading there, all you snowboarders: you can be at risk, too!)

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Creekside Physio