Journal


COVID 19 clinic re-opens May 20th 2020

Please be advised that Health Canada BC and the College of Physical Therapists of B.C. have permitted the reopening of Physiotherapy clinics this week with specific guidelines to follow in order to continue to minimize the risk of spreading the COVID 19 virus. It is of upmost importance that you do not make an appointment […]

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COVID-19 clinic closed

As of today Fairmont Sports Physiotherapy & Acupuncture is closed as recommended by BC Physiotherapy Association and the Canadian Physiotherapy Association in an effort to reduce the spread of the virus. The clinic can be opened for emergency acute pain or acute injury management. Thankyou for your understanding. Stay safe and stay well. Sincerely Loretto

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Covid-19

Due to the Covid-19 please be advised that Fairmont Sports Physiotherapy Clinic is following the guidelines as outlined by health Canada. In an effort to reduce risk It is recommended not to attend for physio if you have been exposed to the virus, been sick lately especially with colds and flu’s, or if you have […]

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Flat and orthotics

Flat feet occur for many reasons including hereditary, neurological conditions , following injury and surgery to the foot and ankle and weakness of the muscles of the feet with aging. Orthotics are often prescribed to support the arch and to enable better function of the muscles and joints of the foot and ankle. Here are […]

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May is Physiotherapy month to bring awareness to our profession and the essential role it plays in the many conditions that can limit our physical abilities and quality of life. During the month of May I am offering free Physiotherapy for kids and teens. Physical growth and development is a very important aspect in every child’s life at least up to age 18 and even as far as 25. Many countries support and utilize programs whereby each child is assessed yearly. Physiotherapists are trained in assessing physical development. The main concerns are the feet, leg length discrepancies and spinal alignment. There are many strategies that Physiotherapists offer to help with these problems. Also as kids grow muscle imbalances are common which can be aggrevated by activity and sport and cause risk for pain and injury. Specific stretches and injury management can be taught. Physiotherapy offers treatment and guidance of the rehabilitation process until full function is achieved.

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Physiotherapy Month – A Story of Physio

May is physiotherapy month!  In honour of the recognition, here is the story of one young man’s rehabilitation.   Physiotherapy is important for the rehabilitation of any injury. I am a golf professional at Windermere Valley Golf Course and broke my wrist snowboarding at the beginning of the golf season. My wrist is very important for both […]

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