It is that wonderful time of year again! That’s Right – Athletic Therapy Month! June has been designated as Athletic Therapy Month by the Canadian Athletic Therapist Association and this year’s theme is – “Whatever your finish line”, check out the new blog produced by CATA – Yourfinishline.ca Watch this this promo video the association has produced […]
How Does Acupuncture Work?
So… How Does Acupuncture Really Work? I get this question just as much as “What is the difference between Athletic Therapy and Physiotherapy?” (Refer to our blog ‘What is Athletic Therapy’ couple of weeks back for the answer!). http://applecreeksportsmedicine.com/what-is-an-athletic-therapist/ So, how does acupuncture really work? Acupuncture is the insertion of fine needles into a neuro-reactive site […]
What is an Athletic Therapist?
What is an Athletic therapist? I get this question a lot. When I am out networking and trying to make new connections or introducing myself to business’ in the healthcare industry, this is usually the first question they ask. So, what is an Athletic therapist? To answer that question we must start with their schooling. […]
To heat or to ice, that is the question!
One of the most common confusions to face patients is whether they should be icing or heating after an injury. Ice and heat therapy is a common at home self-care strategies that patients use, however, in order to receive the best benefit from your self-treatment it is good to know which treatment choice to use […]
Protect Yourself From the Heat
During extreme heat events conditions of high temperature and humidity are present, which can increase your body temperature, especially during physical activity. Hot air and exposure to direct sunlight or hot surfaces can also heat your body. This heat is lost by contact with cool air and by sweat productions, which cools your body as […]