11 Jan

A New Face @PonokaPhysio

We welcome Josh Gutierrez to PonokaPhysio as he completes his final placement before graduating with his Kinesiology Degree from the University of Alberta. Kinesiologists are university trained professionals who can design and conduct health and wellness programs for a myriad of different population groups from general fitness to sports performance. PonokaPhysio is an offsite clinic […]

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01 Nov

November is National Diabetes Month

Did you know that at least 1 in 10 Canadians are diagnosed to have Diabetes, a condition that, if left untreated, may lead to serious complications like cardiovascular disease, kidney disease and nerve damage? Recently Diabetes (aka Diabetes Mellitus, DM) was classified into 5 different categories. For the purpose of what we can manage with […]

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19 Mar


There is a lot of information (and misinformation) out there regarding the Covid-19 virus. We would like to update you on what we are doing during these trying times. We at Ponoka Physiotherapy support the recommendations of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association and Public Health Authorities to optimize social distancing. Our clinic will therefore only address […]

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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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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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15 Dec

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13 Dec

Are you considering a Gym Membership for 2018?

  Is one of your 2018 New Year Resolutions to join a gym and work on your fitness? That is great news! Committing to a regular exercise program will augur well toward your goals of improving your fitness. Here are 3 things that you should do before getting your gym membership: See Your Medical Doctor If […]

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12 Dec

What you eat can make you hurt more…

How Your Diet Can Make Your Aches and Pains Worse Do you suffer from chronic aches and pains? If so, then you’re not alone. Often times, “mystery” aches and pains are actually caused by localized inflammation in the body, which can occur as a result of overuse or even injury. And while there are anti-inflammatory […]

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