Posts by Rich Isaac

Return to Play – Concussion Study

As a competitive athlete who has experienced concussion, I have – at times – been frustrated with the lack of a simple test to: 1) determine whether a concussion injury is present, and 2) when it is safe to return to play. Not only is this frustrating for me when I am injured and pushing…

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Isaac Physiotherapy Welcomes Marlyn Bravo’s Return

Isaac Physiotherapy is excited to announce the return of Physio Therapist, Marlyn Bravo, to our team! She graduated from the University of Saskatchewan with a Master of Physical Therapy degree and also has completed Level 2 FMS (functional Movement Systems) and Level 1 SFMA (Selective Functional Movement Assessment). These are used to aid in assessing…

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Concussion Management: A Toolkit for Physiotharapists

Codi Isaac participates as part of the project team that developed  Concussion Management; A Toolkit for Physiotherapists published byPhysiotherapy Alberta – College and Association. This relatively comprehensive toolkit provides is geared toward those Physiotherapists that don’t routinely see concussion injuries in their practice. This resource provides guidance for evidence based assessements and management protocols for…

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Isaac Physiotherapy sponsors local 2017 Ice Cross downhill athlete

Isaac Physio is proud to be sponsoring local ice cross downhill athlete, Oli Isaac, for another season. Oli will be competing in Marseille, France on January 13/14 and Jyväskylä, Finland on January 20/21. These are the first two Red Bull Crashed Ice events of the new year. Coming into the competition, this young skater is…

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7 hard-hitting facts parents need to know about concussion

Parents want the best for their kids and that often includes participation in sports where there are risks of concussion. Benefits of athletics far outweigh these risks and so we encourage our kids to participate and compete in team and individual sports. But what are the facts parents need to know about concussion? See how Isaac…

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