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Wondering About Alberta Health Coverage For Physio? Read This

There are many myths and misinformation out there on the extent of Alberta’s health coverage for physio, which is why we’ve crafted this neat guide for you to follow so you can make the right decision regarding your treatment.

First and foremost: YES, it is possible to get free physiotherapy through your regular Alberta Health Services Coverage, but you must make sure that physiotherapy is covered first.

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These Simple Back Strengthening Exercises Have Got Yoga Teachers Worldwide Raving

In the age of desk jobs and bad posture, back pain, finding effective back strengthening exercises should be a top priority for the average career person, or just about anybody…

The good news is, 15 minutes of concerted effort can lead to a lifetime of relief and a stronger back to help you deal with the trials and stresses of modern living!

Try these simple back strengthening exercises that have Yoga teachers worldwide raving!

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What You Must Know Before Choosing A Knee Brace

Choosing a knee brace that suits your needs isn’t as simple as walking into your nearest second-hand sporting goods store and grabbing the first brace you see on the rack…

There are a few things you absolutely must know before choosing a knee brace that will help rather than harm you.

You see, a knee brace comes in four different types:

  1. Knee sleeves; which are sized and meant to be slipped on over the knee.
  2. Knee supports; which are adjustable and are made to wrap around the knee.
  3. Knee stabilizers; which contain steel springs on either side.
  4. Hinged knee braces; contain hinges.
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Try These 4 Hip Pain Treatment Hacks To Feel Better Almost Instantly

Although you may not be dancing the night away on a regular basis, hip pain can be more than just inconvenient… It could be downright dangerous!

Try these four easy to use hip pain treatment hacks to get those hips shaking again like they used to! Warm up with some stretches and let’s get ready for the lying lateral leg raise, the seated butterfly stretch, the glute bridge, and the lying hip extension.

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Back Pain From Shoveling Snow?

Temperatures have started to drop and snow has covered almost every part of the country. And though the weather makes you want to snuggle up with your favourite blanket, you cannot avoid the fact that in time you will have to shovel off those piles and piles of snow from your driveway.

Shoveling snow is a unassuming task on the surface, but if you don’t know how to shovel snow safely, chances of stressing your heart or injuring your back are really high. In fact, back pain from shoveling snow affects thousands of people this time of the year with some even ending up in the hospital.

To help ensure you don’t end up with some type of back injury, follow these tips:

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Apply These 4 Pro Techniques For Wrist Pain Relief

So you’ve got some wrist pain and want fast relief… But what could possibly be the cause for this seemingly unbearable pain that just won’t go away?

Considering that it’s mid-winter, many wrist injuries are caused by excessive force applied on the wrists while doing basic winter activities!

Maybe you were shoveling your driveway after that crazy snow storm the night before, and everything seemed fine… When somehow you pulled up in an odd way and your wrist gave in!

Maybe you were out playing hockey with your kids and the cold mixed with force behind your slap shot caused your wrist to reel in pain!

Regardless, this kind of injury is quite common in the winter.

But have no fear – here are 4 simple techniques the pros use for fast wrist pain relief!

Use these now (thank us later!):

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