HEALTH TIPS

On this episode of the injury edition, Sam discusses sprained ankles; why they often reoccur and what we can do to optimally manage this injuries Click on the links below or search "Tokyo Living" on...

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Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative condition that affects many, particularly older individuals. The most commonly affected joints are the knees and hips.  There is an implied benefit of decreased...

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The essence of musculoskeletal rehabilitation is taking a patient from where they currently are (often a state of pain, functional impairment, an inability to do the things that are important to...

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Concussion Basics

FYSIO FRIDAY - CONCUSSION ASSESSMENT AND MANAGEMENT Concussion, also known as a traumatic brain injury (or TBI) is functional disturbance of the brain, typically caused by direct or indirect trauma....

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What is Physical Literacy?

What is Physical Literacy? The term literacy is generally used to describe someone’s proficiency within a written language, although there are other types of literacy (i.e. “my parents are...

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Could My Pain Be Rheumatic?
Could My Pain Be Rheumatic?

Could my pain be rheumatic? Rheumatological conditions are problems based around systemic inflammation, rather than being associated with a specific injury or overuse. Because they may behave...

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Post-natal Video Tip #3
Post-natal Video Tip #3

Check out Lan's 3rd post-natal video, working with Club 360 Personal Trainer, Miki! Miki Schmid is an NSCA-cpt Stott Pilates instructor,trx suspension trainer, stretching trainer Monster walk:...

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Holiday Eating Advice
Holiday Eating Advice

Holiday Eating Advice Amitha Mather Are you worried about overindulging and gaining weight over the holiday season? Our in-house nutritionist, Amitha, has a few tips on how to survive the silly...

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A tip from Amitha – Healthy Fats
A tip from Amitha – Healthy Fats

A tip from Amitha: My tip for today is to eat more fat. I bet you didn’t expect me to say that, but before you get excited and reach for the cakes and doughnuts, I’m talking about the boring kind of...

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Nutrition 1 – Vitamins
Nutrition 1 – Vitamins

Nutrition - Supplement quality Vitamins When it comes to choosing the right supplements, quality should be the abiding factor, however, the status quo of many vitamin companies is to cram as many...

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What is Pilates?
What is Pilates?

What is Pilates? Pilates is an exercise program that was designed by German Joseph Pilates in the early 20th century as a way of recovering and rehabilitating from his own physical ailments and...

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Sam’s Health Tips Part 5
Sam’s Health Tips Part 5

Desk-Fit 360 Part 5 – Don’t blame me, I’m just a chair! The previous 4 parts of this series have outlined measures that you may take to decrease the stress on the body that can result from prolonged...

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Sam’s Health Tips Part 4
Sam’s Health Tips Part 4

Desk-Fit 360 Part 4 – Movement snacks Part 4 of the Desk-Fit 360 series will discuss some basic movements you can perform at your desk to split up your working day. Instead of the rather boring...

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Sam’s Health Tips Part 3
Sam’s Health Tips Part 3

Desk-Fit 360 Part 3 – Hey! Break it up! In the 3rd of our 5-part desk-fit 360 series we discuss some important workplace habits. Get up and move Most of us are stuck at our desks for hours on end...

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Sam’s Health Tips Part 2
Sam’s Health Tips Part 2

Desk-Fit 360 Part 2 – Better check yourself before you wreck your health In part 2 we discuss some basic guidelines for setting up your workstation. If we take a historical view of ergonomics, as...

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Sam’s Health Tips Part 1
Sam’s Health Tips Part 1

Desk-Fit 360 Part 1 – Take a seat.  The first of our 5-part series on ergonomics and posture will discuss sitting position. We generally encounter 2 basic suboptimal sitting postures: The...

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