Ranko Vukovic featured as one of Canada's TOP 100 Professionals for year 2020

Ranko Vukovic featured as one of Canada's TOP 100 Professionals for...

May 25 2020
In addition to becoming a successful entrepreneur, Ranko Vukovic holds a master’s degree in physical therapy from The...
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Tight Hamstrings? It's Not What You Think

May 22 2020
Tight hamstrings? You’re not alone. It’s a common complaint that physiotherapists hear. While passive stretches might help your hamstrings feel less tight temporarily, it doesn’t actually improve that feeling of tightness over the long-term. Instead, to safely increase hamstring flexibility, part of the solution is to strengthen the muscle. Let us explain. 
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Want to be Proactive Against Injury? Start Prehab

May 14 2020
As physiotherapists, we specialize in rehabilitation after injury. Our goal is to get you back to your usual physical routine as soon as possible, and reduce the likelihood of future injuries. On the blog today, we discuss how prehab exercises will prepare your body for safe movement—and less injuries—over the long term. 
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Is it Okay to Exercise With Pain?

May 11 2020
Is it okay to exercise with pain? We get asked this question a lot in our virtual physio clinic. We wish the answer w...
Increased Funding for Telehealth and Why It Is Important for Us

Increased Funding for Telehealth and Why It Is Important for Us

May 07 2020
On May 3rd, 2020, Canadian prime minister Justin Trudeau announced that $240.5 million will be made available for men...
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Don’t Forget to Work on Core Strength

April 30 2020
When you hear the experts talk about the importance of a “strong core”, do you imagine a chiseled six-pack? It’s hard not to. In reality, a strong core involves many more muscle groups than just the abdominal muscles. This week on the blog, we discuss the importance of core strength. Ditch your perceptions about aesthetics (we know, it’s hard to), and read on to learn why our virtual physio clinic believes a strong core is important for everybody
TelePhysio: The Evidence for it - and why it’s worth it.

TelePhysio: The Evidence for it - and why it’s worth it.

April 28 2020
With today’s current shifting landscape, we are seeing a major shift in how physiotherapy treatment is being offered ...
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Compound Exercises: The Secret to Functional Movement and Reducing ...

April 23 2020
Doing compound exercises improves functional movement, which might reduce your need for TeleRehab down the road. Sounds pretty good, right? In this week’s blog, we highlight the importance of incorporating compound exercise into your fitness routine to support functional movement. 
At the Intersection of Mental and Physical Health: The Biopsychosocial Model of Pain

At the Intersection of Mental and Physical Health: The Biopsychosoc...

April 16 2020
Mental health has been at the forefront of a lot of our conversations lately. For most of us, routine stressors in li...
The TelePhysio Movement: Answering the Call of Aches & Pains

The TelePhysio Movement: Answering the Call of Aches & Pains

April 09 2020

Is your physical health suffering during COVID-19 due to lack of access to physiotherapy treatments? Fear not: VanCity Physio is proud to be a leader in the TelePhysio movement in Vancouver and beyond, making physiotherapy treatment more accessible than ever—even during a global pandemic. Get started today for your FREE initial 20-minute assessment.

The Importance of Staying Active During COVID-19

The Importance of Staying Active During COVID-19

April 02 2020
While we’re all doing our best to help flatten the curve by staying home and practicing physical distancing, it’s so important we remain active and on top of our physical wellbeing. Here's some inspiration for staying fit during COVID-19.
Maintaining Physiotherapy Treatments During COVID-19

Maintaining Physiotherapy Treatments During COVID-19

March 26 2020
In the age of responsible social distancing, VanCity Physio’s pioneering e-health service, including TelePhysio and TeleRehab, allows us to deliver our high levels of client service remotely over the internet. Here's how they work.
How a Physio Can Help with Headaches

How a Physio Can Help with Headaches

March 19 2020
Fortunately, the vast majority of headaches don’t require urgent treatment, all they’re lacking is a correct diagnosis. In a lot of cases, a physiotherapist can provide the answers.
5 Exercises to do While Sitting at Your Desk

5 Exercises to do While Sitting at Your Desk

March 12 2020
While they aren’t likely to get you fit enough to win gold at the Olympics, there are plenty of strengthening exercises you can do at your desk that will make a difference to your physical wellbeing.
How to Sit Properly at Your Desk

How to Sit Properly at Your Desk

March 05 2020
To put it in simple terms, sitting is bad for us. It’s been directly linked to a whole host of medical problems, hurts our posture and leads to an overall poorer quality of life. While working out and maintaining a healthy lifestyle can help reduce these risks, it doesn’t completely eliminate the damage caused by sitting. The only way to do so is to adopt a pro-active approach to more healthy sitting.
How Harmful is Too Much Sitting?

How Harmful is Too Much Sitting?

February 27 2020
This week, we're examining the impact of extended sitting on athletic performance, while looking at ways to promote more healthy sitting habits.
Stop Skipping Your Warm Up!

Stop Skipping Your Warm Up!

February 20 2020
Warming up has extremely well defined physical and psychological benefits, which is why it’s so vital to stop skipping the warm up and make it a central part of your workout plan.
The Impact of Sleep on Athletic Performance

The Impact of Sleep on Athletic Performance

February 13 2020
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