The Rise of RESILIENCY

        Written by Onika Green MHK, Applied Sport Psychology Mental Performance Consultant       Are you mentally tough?  Mental toughness is a concept that gets brought up a lot in the world of sport and sport psychology. But, it is time to put an end to it.  The word toughness is synonymousRead More…

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My Journey to Team Canada

      Written by Brittany Boot DC, BSc Kin Chiropractor Resident Royal College of Chiropractic Sport Sciences         Growing up playing hockey as a female, it was never “I want to make the NHL”.  My goal was always “I want to play for team Canada”.  However, when injuries took me away from theRead More…

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6 Tips to Help Your Resolution Game

  Written by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist       In a recent, clearly scientific poll (sarcasm) done on our Instagram account (@LABsRehab), 32 out of 56 respondents (about 57%) said they makeRead More…

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MOVE over RICE

New Trend Putting Rest to Bed for Ankle and Other Sport Injuries.   Written by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist   Lateral ankle sprains (LAS) are a regular occurring musculoskeletal injury commonly found inRead More…

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How I Ended Up in Figure Skating; and Loving Every Minute

    by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist      I’m going to preface this blog by saying that I’m “a football guy”.  I played university ball. I coached at the rep varsityRead More…

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But what about the Children?! – The FIFA 11+ for Kids

Written by: Nadia Colavecchio   As we know from our last blog  – The Fifa 11+- What’s all the Buzz About? – the FIFA 11+ is an injury prevention programme that has been shown to increase performance in essential soccer skills such as agility, balance and strength. That being said, this original programme was tailored to playersRead More…

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Chiropractic Care: Out With The Old; In With The New

  By: Dr. Patti Farrell, BA (Hons), DC ART Provider Medical Acupuncture Provider   What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is one of the largest primary care professions in Ontario. The word ‘chiropractic’ comes from the Greek words ‘cheir’ and ‘praktos’, which translates to ‘Done by Hand’.  It is an evidence-based, non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline thatRead More…

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Preserve Your Rhythms to Improve Your Performance

by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist   March 16th 2018, marked the 11th World Sleep Day. This year’s slogan was “Join the Sleep World, Preserve Your Rhythms to Enjoy Life”, and it servesRead More…

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Low Back Pain: A Global Pandemic

by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin   Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist   In my last blog post, Pain Rx: Get Movin’!, I discussed how the research points to movement and exercise, as really, the only stand alone therapeuticRead More…

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Pain Rx: Get Movin’!

  This third and final installment of a 3-part blog series on pain management is written by Pat Stanziano, Sport Physiotherapist and Certified McKenzie Practitioner at Leaps and Bounds: Performance Rehabilitation.  It discusses the important role of movement and exercise in acute and chronic pain management, and offers you the ability to take over control of your pain experience.Read More…

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