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Marlyn is Back – Yipee

By Rich Isaac | Dec 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’m Back!   I am happy to announce that my maternity leave has wrapped up and I am back to work!  I am looking forward to being in the clinic and putting my skills to use again.   What’s new?   I’ve had the opportunity to take further education in the area of pelvic health. …

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Concussion Course – Recognition and Return to Work and Sport

By Rich Isaac | Jul 20, 2019 | 0 Comments

Course objectives: This 1-day workshop is tailored for kinesiologists who wish to update their knowledge to the most recent developments in concussion recognition and recovery. We will discuss the 11 R’s outlined by the 5th Consensus Statement on Concussion in Sport. You will confidently be able to identify recovery patterns. You will learn and participate in…

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The Role of Balance Testing in Concussion Treatment

By Rich Isaac | Jul 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Isaac Physiotherapy presents course on the The Role of Balance Testing in Concussion Treatment Click here to register… Speaker: Codi Isaac, PT Isaac Physiotherapy Concussion, Vestibular & Sport At the end of this course, Learners should be able to: Evaluate balance system models in treating concussions Apply balance testing in treatment of concussion Review current research…

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Grow your hippocampus. Grow your memory.

By Rich Isaac | Jun 29, 2019 | 0 Comments

Author: Amy Wildeman Now you might be thinking to yourself “What on Earth is a hippocampus?” well, let me tell you! The hippocampus is a seahorse shaped nucleus that lies deep in the temporal lobe, which is part of your brain (Martini., 2018).  This part of your brain helps to form, organize and store long…

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Crashed Ice Season Wrapped Up

By Rich Isaac | Mar 26, 2018 | 0 Comments

Isaac Physiotherapy sponsored crashed ice athlete’s racing season has just wrapped up. After a very successful year, Oli Isaac completed the 2018 Crashed Ice season last weekend. He raced in a total of 4 races; placing 80th in the world. This season bumped his world ranking up 85 spots – from 165 to 80th. He…

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Return to Play – Concussion Study

By Rich Isaac | Jan 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

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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3 Key Movement Tests for Athletes

By admin | Jun 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

  In working with athletes I’ve found that it’s really important to be proactive in preventing injuries and findings ways to enhance stability, strength and speed. One of the best ways is to analyze functional movements. Below you’ll find 3 key functional movement tests that are important to do for sports that require both upper and…

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Isaac Physiotherapy Welcomes Marlyn Bravo’s Return

By Rich Isaac | Jun 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 Physiotherapists

By Rich Isaac | Apr 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

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 Has Moved and Here’s Why

By admin | Feb 2, 2017 | 0 Comments

This past September, Isaac Physiotherapy moved clinic services from Sherwood Park to Edmonton. 2016 brought an opportunity to partner with neurologist Dr. John Neilson to provide innovative, multidisciplinary concussion care to patients in need. I’m happy to announce that the clinic now provides concussion and sport physiotherapy at Peak Medical Specialties. Moving means the clinic…

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