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Category: Athletic Therapy

Atheletic Therapist working on a patient's shoulder.
Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

What’s the difference between Athletic Therapy and Physiotherapy?

Are you wondering what the difference is between athletic therapy and physiotherapy? If so, you are not alone! This is one of the questions we get asked all the time and we’re here to answer it for you! Athletic Therapists and Physiotherapists are health care professionals whose aim is to help people move better, feel

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round, cycling, cyclist
Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

Why do I have knee pain? Is it actually coming from my knee?

Are you an avid runner, hiker or cyclist? Have you been working from home during COVID, and sitting more than usual?  Did you wake up one morning and suddenly your knee hurts? While running, hiking and biking are all different sports, they all have one thing in common, they require sagittal plane movement (bending and

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Kids sports
Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

Four strategies to minimize the impact of sports injuries on your kids

Do you have a child or youth in organized sports? Are you wondering whether there are things that could be done to build a strong foundation and minimize their chance of injury? Whether they’re in sports for fun, for their mental health, or they’re training to become the next Olympian or pro athlete, the answer

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Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

Bouldering and top rope climbing – climb smarter, not harder

Some of the best ways to climb and avoid injury are free. Some of the most valuable lessons can also be learned through injury. The journey to return to climbing will transform the reason you loved climbing in the first place, often rooting that desire and enjoyment to climb even deeper. Like other athletes, one

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Working at a desk job
Athletic Therapy
AATA Staff

Tips for staying active at your desk job

Did you know that Albertans are sitting for an average of 9.5 hours per weekday? That’s more than half our waking day! Research has shown negative health effects associated with the amounts of sedentary behaviours, sleep, and physical activity we engage in. Canada has recently released 24-hour movement guidelines around these three areas to encourage

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