The sight of quickly falling snow growing up in Canada, as a child, would make your heart skip a beat! Will buses be cancelled?! Will school be cancelled?! The thought of getting to spend the day building snow forts and going sledding was always amazing! When you have a driveway … Continue reading Snow Day!!!! Winter Olympics and Oakville Fun.
I could be wrong, but I think I am the only person left on earth without a fitness tracker. This could be a FitBit or some other device, but the idea of tracking one’s physical activity (usually via step count) has gained popularity with advancing technology and linking with social … Continue reading So What? Strategies for your new fitness tracker
Out of sight, out of mind. That is often what happens with the health of our feet. While many people put in an effort to be mindful of their health, our feet are often the most neglected area of our body. Apart from serious injuries to the feet or severe … Continue reading Don’t let your feet be out of sight-out-of mind!
A common segment on daytime talkshows is “bring on Doctor X to sell product Y which will improve Z.” Whole shows are based off this formula, and it’s a successful one. They all combine to paint a picture of health being simple – just take a pill and everything is … Continue reading Heart Health from an Oakville Physio
Last year, I wrote a blog post about risk factors for falls. From a public health perspective, falling older adults consume a lot of resources. On a more personal level, an older adult who falls is someone’s spouse, parent, grandparent, or friend. So, let’s say you have found 2 or … Continue reading Preventing Falls – How do we do it?
Basketball nerds like myself were excited this year to watch the finally-not-rebuilding Philadelphia 76ers and their band of young players, including their new draft pick, Markelle Fultz. We paid for our League Pass subscriptions and were pumped to watch Monday night games in Charlotte for any excuse to see Markelle, … Continue reading Markelle Fultz and the Mystery of Shoulder Imbalance
One of the most common questions we get at our Oakville Foot Clinic is regarding the best footwear for working out. At this time of the year many people are getting back into or starting an exercise program. It is important to have the right shoes for your feet and … Continue reading Choose the Best Shoes for the Gym