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Are you looking for tips on how to improve your health and minimize risks? AMS Clinic is happy to offer you a few articles of interest from our physiotherapists. Stay tuned for more and don’t forget to leave a comment.  This blog is a new platform that we at the AMS Physiotherapy Clinic are using in order to share with you our clinical views, interesting new and not so new articles that guide us in our clinical decision making. Our goal is to assure you that your patients, friends or family are in a good hands and that they are getting the most up-to-date multidisciplinary Evidence Based Practice. We hope that you will find this blog useful and interesting. 

Tips on Shoveling Snow this Winter

Tips on Shoveling Snow this Winter

Winter months bring snowfall and while it is beautiful to look at, snow means shoveling!  Because of all the repetitive movements of bending and lifting that are required, snow removal can cause orthopaedic injuries, most commonly back and shoulder sprains.  Making...

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What to do in case of a work accident?

What to do in case of a work accident?

Notify your employer See a doctor You must see a doctor, even if it is a minor injury. Tell the doctor that your pain is due to an accident at work. Ask the doctor for a medical certificate. You will need it to make a claim to the CNESST. Give a copy of the medical...

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Treat your pain at work

Treat your pain at work

Breaking our routine with 10 minutes of stretching If you work in an office, chances are that you spend the majority of your day in a sitting position, from being in front of the computer, to sitting in the car or later on decompressing in front of the television....

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How do I use a cane or crutches?

How do I use a cane or crutches?

Doctors may suggest the use of an assisted walking device following an injury or surgery while the lower extremity is healing. At the beginning, it may seem difficult to manage the walking aids, however with practice it will quickly become easier and your confidence...

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