Introducing Sara Vis – RMT!!!

Throughout our blog posts, The Athlete Centre will be profiling our amazing therapists to help clients/patients learn more about the therapist’s areas of expertise, interest and background. Sara has just joined our “TAC Team” and we are thrilled.  Here is your chance to get to know her – we know once you read, you’ll be […]

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November Feature Athlete – Natalie Popham

The Athlete Centre is excited to present our November Feature Athlete, Natalie Popham!  Natalie is an equestrian athlete, competing in show jumping and works with our amazing A.T. and resident equestrian expert, Sydney Champman.  Natalie is representing BC this week at The Royal Agriculture Winter Fair, North American’s #1 Indoor equestrian event.  We asked Natalie some questions about […]

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Exercise During Pregnancy Part 2: What about avid exercisers and elite athletes?

Exercise During Pregnancy Part 2: What about avid exercisers and elite athletes? In the middle of October the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC) and The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) released new exercise guidelines for pregnant women. The document demonstrates a significant change in how the experts in pre-natal health view […]

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Welcome Sydney Chapman to The Athlete Centre!

Throughout our blog posts, The Athlete Centre will be profiling our amazing therapists to help clients/patients learn more about the therapist’s areas of expertise, interest and background. Sydney is a Certified Athletic Therapist in Canada – CAT(C) and working in a rehabilitation setting and combining her love for sports, has been her dream job!  We […]

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Be safe! It’s summer time!

Musculoskeletal Injuries in children: It is finally summer! That means we are outside, exploring our community and moving!! So, in light of our increased activity levels and inspired by a recent incident my little one had, I thought I’d talk about musculoskeletal injuries in infants and toddlers; how to identify them and how to be […]

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June is National Athletic Therapy Month!

Since June is National Athletic Therapy Month, let’s examine what Athletic Therapy means to our clients and our therapists. Questions to clients: Question: When you tell people that you are seeing an Athletic Therapist at the Athlete Centre, how do you describe what they do? Client 1 answer: Good question. I’ll answer that with how […]

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Exercise during pregnancy – get moving baby!

There are so many changes that occur during pregnancy to a woman’s body that are physiological, and emotional. Basically, every system in the body changes. If you have been following a regular exercise program prior to your pregnancy, you should be able to maintain that program to some degree throughout your pregnancy. The most important […]

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Cupping therapy

What is the buzz around these round circle bruises everyone has after cupping?  What is cupping and why has it become so popular? It has gained a lot of publicity from A-list Hollywood actors and actresses using it and Olympic swimmers debuting their cupping bruises at the London 2012 Olympics. Let’s take a look at […]

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