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Medicine Ball Workouts: A Key to Post-Surgery Rehab – By Michael Kicia, Acumen’s Strength and Conditioning Specialist

Introduction Medicine ball training is a versatile and effective tool that can be utilized not only for strength and conditioning but also for rehabilitation and sport-specific...

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The Crucial Role of Strength and Conditioning in Combat Sport

Written by  - JC Gonzalez - Acumen Health Strength and Conditioning Specialist Introduction: Combat sports require a unique combination of physical attributes like strength, power, agility, endurance,...

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Unveiling the Truth: Demystifying Private Surgery in Canada

  In the realm of Canadian healthcare, private surgery remains a topic veiled in misconception and misunderstanding. Despite its existence within the framework of the Medicare...

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Total Hip Replacement- Direct Lateral versus Direct Anterior Approach

Total Hip Replacement- Direct Lateral versus Direct Anterior Approach   When it comes to total hip replacement (THR) surgical approaches, particularly the direct anterior approach (DA)...

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Total Knee Replacement versus a Partial Knee Replacement

At Acumen Health we offer Total Knee Replacements and Partial Knee Replacements (also know as an Oxford Knee Replacement)  A partial knee replacement (also known...

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Total Joint Replacement and Recovery

Total Joint Replacement and RecoveryA Total Hip Replacement (THA) and/or Total Knee Replacement (TKA) involves the removal of the affected ball and socket joint, with...

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – Total Joint Replacement at Acumen Part 2

FAQ’s regarding Private Total Joint Replacement - Part 2What does recovery look like, and what is the typical time frame for recovery? Recovery timelines...

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FAQ’s regarding Private Total Joint Replacement

FAQ’s regarding Private Total Joint ReplacementWhy choose Acumen for total joint replacement? Acumen is a leading private health and surgery model with a specialized team...

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Golfer’s Elbow

How to manage it? How to avoid it? Many people have heard of “golfer's elbow” (which is also referred to as medial epicondylitis or pitcher’s elbow)...

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Baseball Off-Season Training

Baseball Off-Season Training

Objectives: Improve movement quality, posture, and muscular balance, thus reducing the risk of injury in an attempt to keep players on the field. Improve the...

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Blood Flow Restriction Training

What is Blood Flow Restriction training? and is it right for me?

By now you’ve probably heard of Blood Flow Restriction training, more commonly referred to as BFR. From professional athletics to post-operative rehabilitation, and even chronic...

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Distance Coaching – What? Why? How?

If there is something that covid has taught us, it is to adapt to the situations we are presented with. One adjustment that members of...

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