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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 […]

Brain Injury Awareness Month

June is Brain Injury Awareness Month and most brain injuries fall into 1 of 2 categories: Traumatic brain injury which involves physical trauma due to accidents, neurosurgery etc. Non-traumatic brain injury from an internal or external source such as stroke, brain tumour, infection, substance abuse etc. The team at Apple Creek takes a special interest […]

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 […]

Benefits of Exercise!

Do you want to feel better, boost your energy levels, and even decrease your risk of chronic disease? If your answer to any of these questions is yes, then regular exercise may be just what you need and Apple Creek is here to help! There are endless benefits that we can get from regular exercise, […]