Ace Sports Clinic has merged with One to One Physiotherapy! Show more

After 34 years of private practice, Registered Physiotherapist Line Troster is pleased to be joining the multidisciplinary team at Ace Sports Clinic. Line brings a wealth of knowledge, skill & passion.

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What is Dry Needling & Is It for Me?

What is dry needling and is it for me? This is a question that the practitioners who provide dry needling (DN) as a form of therapy at Ace Sports Clinic get asked almost every day. The fear evoked by the use of the word ‘needling’ will have most people thinking about the time they were

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Dos and Don’ts of Lower-back Pain Exercises

While some exercises can be dangerous for many victims of back pain, it is amazed to know that workout can still help their condition greatly. According to experts, exercising is the best way to manage less severe back pain symptoms. Exercise increases blood flow to pain zones and helps muscles relax. To help you get

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Reducing Menstrual Pain with Exercise

If you experience painful period cramps, you’re not alone. Most women will experience pain during their periods at some point during their reproductive years. Pain from menstruation can drastically affect your quality of life as you may have to call out from work, cancel personal plans and just be unable to go about your daily

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Why Posture Affects Your Health & How Massage Therapy Can Help

Do you often find yourself slouching at your desk, when waiting in line at the store, or even when you’re walking? We may catch ourselves slouching and correct our posture momentarily, but when not consciously thinking about it, our bodies often return to a state of poor posture if that is what they’ve become accustomed

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Why Sitting is the New Smoking & How Exercise Can Help

Did you know that sitting for extended periods of time can be detrimental to your health?  According to Statistics Canada, 12% of adults aged 18 to 79 spend 8 or more hours being sedentary, and 50.1% of participants reported increased sitting habits. Studies show that extended periods of sitting can increase the risks of developing

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What Kind of Pain do You Have?

Outlining 3 Types of pain Definition We commonly treat pain without its definition. This is because a majority of pain patients (over 90%) will have their pain resolve and be fully functioning within eight weeks.   However, in some cases, pain persists and is not responsive to medication or other treatments. Additional angst and frustration can be caused

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Top 5 Benefits of Pilates

Practicing Pilates allows the body to develop strength and is a great adjunct to our other health services such as Osteopathy, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic and Massage Therapy. Pilates can help the body recover from injuries to help you return to the activities you love with improved power, flexibility and endurance.  Below are the top 5 benefits of

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Avoid Running Injuries with these Easy Tips

Word on the tracks is that running injuries are extremely common but also preventable. Whether you’re an avid runner or just getting started, here are some tips to keep in mind to prevent injuries while running. Stretch Stretch both before and after your run. Stretches should include all muscles and joints involved such as your

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How to Get a Six-pack in Just 5 Minutes

Condition Your Mind, then Your Body  If you are serious about getting a six-pack, then you will first have to set the foundations. A right mindset is key for success. Hack your way into an effective mindset by striving towards the 11 characteristics that describe an effective person They enjoy the present moment. They take

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Running Series: What is Patellofemoral Pain?

Anyone who has taken up running is likely to encounter knee pain at some point during their running journey. There can be several causes of knee pain, but let’s start with an intro to the anatomy.  The knee is a hinge joint that involves three bones: the femur, tibia, and patella. The fibula is not