13 Nov

Learning by Teaching

There is a new face at Ponoka Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic. Aliza M., a Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy Student is completing her 6 week practicum at our facility. Ponoka Physiotherapy & Acupuncture Clinic has been a clinical off-site learning provider to students of Red Deer College for many years. This has provided practical hands on […]

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11 Oct

5 Tips on Improving your Work Day!

Do you have a desk job? Are you stiff and sore by 10:00 am after sitting at your desk for 2 hours? Do you feel that you need to stay at your desk until noon to be productive? Then you need to take 5 to consider these 5 tips that will keep you away from […]

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27 Sep

National Coaches Week Sep 22-30

Wow! From the number of nominations that we’ve received we know that Ponoka loves their coaches. As a result of the large number of entries received we have decided to do 2 draws for Ponoka Physio gift cards. If your coach is not on the list you have until midnight Thursday Sep 27 to get […]

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11 Aug

Confessions of a Physiotherapist

Two weeks ago one of our physios was in a scramble golf tournament. Now, this physio has a chronic back condition but continues to keep active by golfing on a regular basis and officiating soccer at the collegiate level. On this particular occasion he was running late, did not complete his habitual proper warm up […]

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22 Apr

Help us welcome Physiotherapist Ila Katariya!

Physiotherapist Ila Katariya has joined our health care team at Ponoka Physiotherapy & Acupuncture. She has successfully completed her Canadian National Board exams and will complement our physios and massage therapists to manage your concerns. Ila will be available for appointments Tuesdays through to Saturdays.

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02 Mar

SPRING is 18 Days away…golf can’t be too far behind!

SPRING is 18 Days away…golf can’t be that far behind!     Are you beginning to prepare for the 2018 golf season? Are you getting your golf equipment ready? Have you considered your most important golf ‘equipment’, your body? To improve your golf game this year there are 2 key components that you need to […]

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23 Feb


GOT OSTEOARTHRITIS? WE NEED YOU!   We’ve recently joined forces with GLA:D Canada. We’re running a pilot OA (osteoarthritis) program and we need your help. We are looking for 10 patients who have mild to moderate OA for a 8 week neuromuscular exercise program. Call us today to see if you’re a good fit for […]

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16 Feb

Chinese New Year

Our #projectmanager is excited about this year’s Chinese New Year. She wants to wish everyone a healthy and prosperous “Year of the Dog”

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14 Feb

Happy Valentine’s Day

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY   Today is Valentine’s Day…don’t forget to spoil your sweetheart. However, remember to look after your own heart as well. According to Dr Edward Laskowski (Mayoclinic.org) your body needs at least 150 minutes of moderate aerobic activity per week as well as strength training at least twice per week. If you’re short […]

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01 Feb


FEBRUARY Volunteer of the Month We are excited to announce that our Ponoka Physio Volunteer of the Month is Justin Kelly. Justin is definitely a larger than life ‘awesome’ community contributor who wears many hats well: Dad, Businessman, Community Volunteer to name a few. Most recently Justin has been instrumental in organizing and implementing the […]

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