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Oct 19

Acute vs Chronic: How Long Does Recovery Take?

Acute vs Chronic: How Long Does Recovery Take? This is probably one of the most common questions I am asked as a physiotherapist. Speaking from experience, it’s one of the...
Oct 09

Custom Orthotics: You Get What You Spend

Custom Orthotics: You Get What You Spend   Money matters. As much as we’d like to pretend that it doesn’t when it comes to our health, we all know it...
Sep 26

Is Shockwave Therapy Painful?

Is Shockwave Therapy Painful?   “Just how painful is shockwave therapy?”    Every shockwave therapy patient of mine has begun their session with a similar question. Everyone wants to know...
Sep 13

Top 10 Benefits that Prove Massage Works

Top 10 Benefits that PROVE Massage Works Massage therapy offers many benefits! Here at Aspire, our massage therapy service is typically offered in two forms, relaxation massages and therapeutic massages....
Sep 01

Your Dry Needling Questions Answered!

Your Dry Needling Questions Answered!   Have you ever heard the term “dry needling?” Most people have! This popular treatment technique has taken the physio world by storm over the...
Aug 14

A Patient’s Guide: When to Start Physio After an Injury

A Patient’s Guide: When to Start Physio After an Injury Has this question ever crossed your mind, "How soon can I start physiotherapy?" … a lot of people don’t know the...
Dec 31

Working from Home?

First things first, I wanted to wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year from myself and the rest of the Aspire Team!  The holidays looked a little different for us this year....
Dec 04

The Impact of Posture on Our Health

You’ve probably been told to “stand up straight” or to “stop slouching” once or twice in your life (or many times, let’s be real).  What a lot of people don’t realize is how damaging a bad posture can...
Jun 01

“VertiGO” be Gone!

Has anything like this ever happened to you before?… Out of the blue, you feel like you’re spinning. A sensation of everything around you whirling. Feeling off-balance and nauseated? Moving your...
May 16

Good Hoops Classic

Meet GOOD Hoops. A grassroots basketball program based out of Edmonton, Alberta empowering student athletes to work towards their goals.  They offer programming for athletes (boys/girls) from age 5 onward and have...
May 01

Pre-Natal Massage

Pre-Natal Massage Maternity can be a joyful and beautiful process as bodies grow and develop to accommodate these small miracles, but alongside the beautiful, there can also be big emotional and...
Apr 01

What to Expect at Your First Pelvic Health Visit

Pelvic health symptoms can be embarrassing and stressful, but they don’t have to be. This piece will give you a little piece of mind regarding your first pelvic health examination...
Mar 01

Injured in a Motor Vehicle Accident?

Navigating accident injury claims and insurance can be complicated… but we’re here to help. Here at Aspire, we promise to help guide you through the initial claims process and any...
Feb 01

Injured at Work – What Comes Next?

Here at Aspire, we accept any WCB patients that come our way. Your first assessment and treatment are covered by WCB on your date of visit, and you may be...

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