12 Feb

VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH Feb 2019

This month Ponoka Physio will be honouring all our volunteers who are giving their time to ensure that the 2019 Canada Winter Games run smoothly. Just show us your volunteer accreditation pass to receive 25% off a massage session with either Dakota, Mike or Tia. Please call 403.783.4702 to book your appointment today! And, a […]

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22 Jan

Volunteer of the Month Jan 2019

Our very first Ponoka Physiotherapy Volunteer of the Month for 2019 is Coach Scott Brown. Scott started playing basketball in grade 7 at Mecca Glen School and then played 3 years at the local High School. He says that he was was never the most skilled player but worked hard and just loved the sport. […]

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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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23 Feb

GOT OSTEOARTHRITIS? WE NEED YOU!

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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