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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20 Jan

Sun Salutation with Dharmesh / Sun Salutation – Dignified Way of Workout Routine

Q and A Sun Salutation with Physiotherapist Dharmesh Bochia   Q: What is Sun Salutation? A: Sun Salutation is an ancient (traditional) exercise routine. It is also referred to as Surya Namaskar in Sanskrit. In the world of yoga, it is also known as a “glorified burpee” . Q: What to expect? A: In yoga, […]

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15 Jan

5 Benefits of Massage Therapy

  We welcome our newest team member this week. Registered Massage Therapist Brittany Squires has joined the team at Ponoka Physiotherapy. Brittany brings in a wealth of knowledge from her experience working in Canmore where she provides services to a wide range of individuals. Brittany would like to share 5 benefits of massage that you […]

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10 Jan

PonokaPhysio mojo

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