Preventive Medicine

Racquet Sports: Prevention & Rehabilitation of Common Injuries

By Backs In Action | August 12, 2022

Stretching and Strength Training for Prevention & Rehabilitation Stretching and strength training while following the advice of a professional physiotherapist …

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Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults

By Backs In Action | June 10, 2015

Physical Activity Guidelines for Older Adults For older adults, ages 65 and older, The Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends …

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Canadian Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults

By Backs In Action | June 3, 2015

Physical Activity Guidelines for Adults For adults, ages 18-64, the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology recommends the following guidelines. Physical Activity …

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Do you have Hammer Toes?

By Backs In Action | May 7, 2015

Understanding Hammertoe Treatment Hammer toes are when your toes bend down at the middle toe joint. It is seen more often …

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Canadian Physical Activity & Sedentary Guidelines

By Backs In Action | April 8, 2015

Canadian Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior Guidelines There are many benefits to physical activity and exercise but it is difficult …

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Are you starting to train for a Marathon?

By Backs In Action | March 24, 2015

Maximizing the Benefits of Running With the Vancouver Sun Run and various other marathons coming up, many people are starting or …

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6 Ways to Make a Change in Your Eating Habits (Part Two)

By Backs In Action | February 24, 2015

How to Change Your Eating Habits (Part 2) Many people admit that they don’t have great eating habits, so how …

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6 Ways to Make a Change in Your Eating Habits (Part One)

By Backs In Action | February 17, 2015

How to Change Your Eating Habits (Part 1) Many people admit that they don’t have great eating habits, so how …

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Can Good Nutrition Translate to Good Tasting Food?

By Backs In Action | February 10, 2015

Good Nutrition & Cooking Good Tasting Food When someone talks to you about how healthy their diet is and how good …

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How to Choose Proper Fitting Running Shoes

By Backs In Action | December 11, 2014

Looking for a Good Running Shoe? When your foot hits the ground there are ground forces that push back. Running shoes absorb …

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