If you’d like your kids to be more active, there are a few things to keep in mind when it comes to motivating them. First, most young kids prefer “activities” to conventional exercise. They’d much prefer a bike ride than jog. Second, older kids are more apt to do things with their parents if their friends come along. And third, many kids are motivated by goals, targets, competition and progress-tracking. Here are some ways to make exercise a routine family activity that’s fun, motivating and healthy: Do it for a cause. If you’re a family of couch potatoes, sometimes a good cause can get you motivated. Research which local organizations are hosting fundraising walks and then get your friends and relatives to sponsor your family. If you can’t find one, organize your own walk for a cause. Think outside the box. Do something you’ve never done such as learning to…

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Myofascial Release Therapy (MRT) applies sustained pressure into the myofascial connective tissue eliminating pain and restoring motion. “Myo” refers to muscle and “fascia” refers to the collagenous web that surrounds, supports, and connects muscles. Dehydration and things like repetitive movement cause fascia and muscle to bind together inhibiting muscles’ to move efficiently. Pressure needs to be applied to these adhesions, or trigger points, to help break them up and release them. A Dynamic Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic therapist will…

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At Dynamic Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Clinic, we have a holistic care approach to help alleviate even the worst pain symptoms and help get you back on the road to optimum health. Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical therapy and with no need for painkillers makes it a great way to speed up recovery and to cure various problems causing acute or chronic pain. Shockwave Therapy: is non-invasive, effective, convenient and safe; has the potential of replacing surgery in many orthopedic…

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Varicose veins are the blue or purple veins protruding from your skin. They’re most commonly on feet and legs because of the pressure of standing. They occur in about 10 to 20 per cent of people over 30 and more so in women than in men. How can physiotherapy help? Here are some ways: Compression Wearing compression stockings is vital for preventing and treating varicose veins.They steadily squeeze your legs to help improve your circulation. They may also help to…

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