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Born to Move: Capilano Physiotherapy

Born to Move: Capilano Physiotherapy

| May 18, 2016 | Reply

We were all born to move.  To crawl, to walk, to run and even to dance.  May is National Physiotherapy Month and Capilano is excited to be able to celebrate the physical therapy profession, bring attention to the great work done by physiotherapists across Canada and highlight the physiotherapy services provided by Capilano’s physiotherapy team. […]

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Myofascial Cupping Massage

Myofascial Cupping Massage

| May 3, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab offers Myofascial Cupping Massage as part of its professional Therapeutic Massage Therapy Program.  Myofascial cupping is an adjunct therapy technique that can further relieve pain and tightness of your sore muscles and fascia. What Is Fascia? Fascia is a dense irregular connective tissue which surrounds and interconnects your muscles and every single organ […]

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Nagging Shoulder & Throwing Injuries?

Nagging Shoulder & Throwing Injuries?

| April 18, 2016 | Reply

Do you suffer from a sore shoulder or rotator cuff?  Does throwing or reaching hurt almost every time?  Capilano’s Sports Rehab Physical Therapy team has enjoyed treating the sports injuries of elite and recreational athletes for over 20 years.   We have successfully helped NHL, CFL, WHL, Olympians, Team Canada, CIS, ACAC, pro baseball and high […]

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Beat Diabetes 2016

Beat Diabetes 2016

| April 7, 2016 | Reply

The theme for World Health Day 2016 is Beat Diabetes, a problem that has continued to grow rapidly in the last few decades.  Every year, on April 7th, the World Health Organization (WHO) seeks to draw attention to a major global health concern and meets in Geneva, Switzerland to promote it through World Health Day […]

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Compression Stocking Fittings

Compression Stocking Fittings

| March 30, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre is a professional fitter of medical compression stockings.  Compression stockings can be beneficial in managing legs that feel heavy, tired and/or have cramps and swelling.  All of these can be signs of venous insufficiency. Compression Stockings Can Help Compression stockings are a simple but very effective way to relieve or prevent venous […]

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K-Laser™ For Non-Invasive Healing

K-Laser™ For Non-Invasive Healing

| February 29, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre has an outstanding reputation for the provision of modern pain relief treatments for adults, teens and seniors. One of our newer and most advanced treatment technologies is the K-Laser™ Therapy system. What is K-Laser Therapy? K-Laser Class IV therapeutic lasers deliver specific red and near-infrared wavelengths of laser light to induce a photochemical […]

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Shockwave for Knee Arthritis

Shockwave for Knee Arthritis

| January 26, 2016 | Reply

Knee pain is a common symptom of osteoarthritis. In addition to pain, other common symptoms of osteoarthritis of the knee include stiffness and swelling. You typically find it difficult to bend or straighten your leg. You may also experience weakness in the knee, including a feeling of giving away or locking.  Do you feel like […]

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Grey Cup Celebration

Grey Cup Celebration

| January 14, 2016 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre continues to celebrate the Edmonton Eskimo Football Clubs 2015 Grey Cup Victory!  We have been a long-time EE fans and season ticket holders and are so glad that the boys brought the cup back to where it belongs: the City of Champions. For over 20 years, Capilano’s Sports Physiotherapy team has enjoyed […]

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Put Back Pain Behind You

Put Back Pain Behind You

| December 22, 2015 | Reply

Do you have a bulging disc?  Do you suffer from low back pain that gets worse when you sit or bend forward?  Low back pain is one of the most common health problems in adults. Most episodes of back pain are temporary, resulting from strains of the muscles and/or ligaments that support the spinal motion […]

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Winter Orthotics Are Now Available

Winter Orthotics Are Now Available

| December 10, 2015 | Reply

Just like Christmas, the cold weather is coming!  You can keep your sore feet both supported and warm this winter with Capilano’s Comfortmaxx™ custom orthotics. Our Comfortmaxx™ orthotics are made are made with 100% natural Merino wool.  They are ideal for the active man or woman who needs orthotic support but who also wants extra […]

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Rear-Ended? Whiplash?

Rear-Ended? Whiplash?

| November 17, 2015 | Reply

While there have been tremendous advances in vehicle safety over the past number of years, getting rear-ended by another car or truck while you are stopped at a light or intersection can still cause significant whiplash injuries. What Causes Whiplash? Whiplash is one of the most common injuries sustained in rear-end collisions.  The soft tissues […]

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New: Exercise Therapy

New: Exercise Therapy

| October 8, 2015 | Reply

Capilano Rehab Centre is excited to offer the Edmonton and area an expanded therapeutic exercise program.  This program will be supervised by a Capilano Kinesiologist who is a human movement professional in the area of exercise therapy. What Can Kinesiology Do For You? Capilano Kinesiologists work alongside physiotherapists and other health professionals to develop a […]

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