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Swim, Bike and Run to Pelvic Floor Health

Posted on: June 20th, 2018 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Triathletes are the pinnacle of all the athletes. They have mastered the art of swim, bike and run and perform all three disciplines within one event during multiple different distances. I have always thought triathletes are the ones who have the cross training figured out. Running has a bad reputation for hurting our joints and […]

High Impact and The Pelvic Floor

Posted on: March 7th, 2018 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

What Happens and What You Can Do About It For those who love to run, skip and jump, you might want to know what the pelvic floor muscles are doing during high impact activity and what can happen when they malfunction. The pelvic floor region includes all the muscles on the bottom of our pelvis. […]

“There is physiotherapy for my lady parts?”

Posted on: January 12th, 2018 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

I hear this sentence at least once during my work day. As much as I think women are paying more attention to their issues in pelvic floor region. There is still a huge number of people who think leaking, pain with intercourse, heaviness in vagina is such something they have to put up for rest […]

Staying Vertical: Fall Prevention and Trail Running

Posted on: March 11th, 2017 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

(originally published on trailrunner.ca) It is fun to negotiate rocks, roots, narrow pathways and slippery surfaces of the trail until you lose it with a fall. Maintaining focus, wearing trail appropriate shoes and being light on your feet are the main strategies to avoid becoming horizontal while running. From a sports medicine and conditioning perspective […]

Cross Training and Running

Posted on: January 20th, 2017 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

What does cross training mean? Instead of only participating in a single sport where similar motor patterns and muscle fibres are used repetitively, cross training integrates other activities that complement the primary activity. Common activities for runners are swimming, cycling, weight training and yoga. Why cross train? With distance running the main movement is forwards. […]

Winter Running Inspiration

Posted on: January 16th, 2017 by jdcadmin No Comments

Join us on Thursday January 26, 2017 @ 6:45pm – 9:30pm 2016 has been a great year at Movement Sports Clinic, as we had the opportunity to treat so many talented Calgarians. Come and hear from five of these individuals and elite Calgary based runners as they tell their stories and discuss some running hot […]

Medysis Calgary Executive Health Assessment

Posted on: November 7th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Movement Sports Clinic is partnering with Medysis Calgary, a comprehensive medical health assessment company. Both companies have a common vision to provide technologies, approaches, and services to help you improve your health and prevent medical issues before they become real problems. Where Movement Sports Clinic focuses more on musculoskeletal function and performance, Medysis can provide […]

Compression Socks

Posted on: September 29th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Effect on inflammation, recovery, performance and prevention of blood clots Compression garments have been used for years medically to effectively manage swelling of the extremities. Most commonly seen as socks, the graduated compression from toes to the upper leg help our circulatory system move the blood back towards the heart. Metabolic waste products and the […]

Calgary Corporate Challenge Truck Pull & 10KM Run

Posted on: September 19th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Movement Sports Clinic was proud to help support the Calgary Corporate Challenge (CCC) teams in the Truck pull and 10km run in September 2016. The CCC is a non-profit company that engages companies of all sizes in Calgary for team building, exposure and networking opportunities. Raising funds for local charities is also an important component […]

One Aim Ride the Rim Event

Posted on: July 29th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

On June 24 and 25, 2016 riders from the One Aim Cycling Club persisted through incredibly inclement weather to ride their bikes for 24 hours. Their goal was to raise funds for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer in August. The route was 8km loops through the Parkland neighborhood in southeast Calgary. Movement Sports Clinic […]

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