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sport biomechanics correctives – ankle dorsiflexion

May 10, 2017

Working with an ever growing number of hockey players, certain patterns are being seen again and again.  This morning at the rink it was noticable that a player had trouble with one of the drills.  This was not due to effort but because of an inability to move his ankles into the required position.  This […]

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Well-Fit Cancer Exercise Group Sessions

May 1, 2017

IMAC Centre is re-launching their group exercise sessions for Cancer Patients.  Any patient at any stage of their cancer journey: pre-treatment, during adjuvant treatment, or post cancer treatment is able to join.  IMAC Centre started Well-fit in 2006 working with Oncologists from Sunnybrook’s Odette Cancer Centre.  Research continues to show what we knew over 10 […]

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IMAC Centre completing FMS Team Testing with The Skating Lab Toronto

April 21, 2017

The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is an evaluative tool utilize by a number of pro sports including the NHL, NFL, and NBA.  The FMS is a series of seven separate tests that capture fundamental movement patterns of athletes to determine motor control, competency with basic movement patterns, and evaluates for movement deficiencies, limitations, and asymmetries.  […]

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Guest Speaker at CPTN Conference

April 14, 2017

Marian Barnick will be a guest speaker at the upcoming CPTN Conference.  Marian is providing an outline of her upcoming education series on Cancer and Exercise that promises to be an excellent opportunity to gain initial insight into this fast growing area of rehabilitation and exercise therapy for cancer patients.  Marian originally began working as […]

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Injury Prevention Training is set to start

September 2, 2016

Happy September! It’s that time of year again when kids get back to school and sports start ramping up for another season. In order to have a safe and competititve season it’s important to take care of the basic biomechanic elements right from the start. IMAC Centre offers a program called Injury Prevention Training (IPT) […]

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Standing Desks and Productivity

July 22, 2016

Standing desks not proven to improve productivity

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FMS and the NHL

July 6, 2016

IMAC Centre PDP clients receive the same testing as NHL combine

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FAEs provide important RTW Information

June 20, 2016

FAEs provide important information for doctors to assist with developing RTW Programs. Insurers often request doctors provide their opinion regarding their patient’s ability to commence a Return to Work Program. However, with soft tissue injuries, this is difficult for the doctor as the extent of the file information is often times only the subjective indications […]

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Summer Off Ice Hockey Player Development Program

April 29, 2016

Although most hockey leagues are officially completed for the season, this is the time to evaluate the physical abilities of kids that are heading back into another season of hockey in the fall. The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) and specific Off Ice Hockey Evaluation determines kids’ strengths and weaknesses at a fundamental level in the […]

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Extended Benefits cover Functional Movement Treatment

April 17, 2016

If you have Extended Health Care Benefits through work, check your coverage for Regulated Health Care Professionals. Our Functional Movement Screen and associated treatment may be covered.

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