• How does massage therapy benefit cyclists?

    Wednesday, February 24th, 2021By adminBlog0 comment



    By Maysa Tsang
    Sports Massage Therapist

    A lot of us spend too much time sitting. Prolonged sitting tends to promote that hunched-over position that can make one feel like Gollum of Lord of the Rings at the end of the day. Unfortunately, cycling…

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  • Self-Care during COVID-19

    Thursday, January 21st, 2021By adminBlog0 comment



    Blog by Matt Rowe – Physiotherapist

    It has been a stressful year for everyone, and through this time we need to be taking care of ourselves both mentally and physically. Here are some helpful tips:

    Meditation
    Living in such uncertain times is causing a…

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  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

    Tuesday, January 5th, 2021By adminBlog0 comment



    Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
    By Erik Yuill – Chiropractor

    The thoracic outlet is a small space between the clavicle and the first rib. Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a group of disorders that involve compression, injury, or irritation of the nerves, blood vessels,…

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  • Zero to Hero to Injured. Pitfalls of the weekend warrior…

    Wednesday, December 16th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    Pitfalls of the weekend warrior & how manual therapy can keep you in the game.

    By Matt Thompson,
    QubeCore RMT

    Most of us know what a “weekend warrior” is: Oxford Dictionary defines it is – a person who participates in an activity only in…

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  • Stress Fractures and Kinesiology

    Tuesday, December 1st, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    By Hamed Ahmadpour – Kinesiologist

    What is a stress fracture?
    A stress fracture is a small crack or severe bruising in a bone. They are a relatively common overuse injury in runners and physically active people. Over 80% of stress fractures occur in…

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  • Benefits of Acupuncture on Prevention and Management of Type ll Diabetes

    Thursday, November 19th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    By Samira Amini

    Prevention:

    Acupuncture can prevent the development of diabetes by decreasing the risk factors involved with the onset of Type ll diabetes.
    Some of the risk factors include:

    – Stress​: Research has linked high levels of lifetime stress to an increased risk of…

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  • Plantar Fasciitis and Physiotherapy

    Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    By Max Insa

    Plantar fasciitis and physiotherapy

    Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of plantar heel pain. Plantar fasciitis affects both sedentary and athletic people and is thought to result from chronic overload either from lifestyle or exercise. Even so, the…

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  • Fascial Restrictions And Benefits of Massage Therapy

    Thursday, October 22nd, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    By Sara Rostaie

    What is fascia?
    Fascial Restrictions And Benefits of Massage Therapy
    Fascia is a thin casing of connective tissue that surrounds and holds every organ, blood vessel, bone, nerve fiber and muscle in place. The tissue does more than provide internal structure;…

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  • Trigger Point Injection Therapy

    Wednesday, October 21st, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    By Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli

    What is Trigger Point Injection Therapy?

    Trigger points are “knots” or points of tension in a muscle that cause pain and discomfort. TPs can be a chronic issue or simply due to recent injuries or strains or…

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  • QubeCore is Hiring!

    Thursday, August 20th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    Preferential qualifications:

    • Looking for like-minded, high-quality therapist with a team-centered and patient-centered approach who is interested in working in a multi-disciplinary setting to enhance patient care, help with clinic growth, and contribute to the community
    • Minimum 1-2 years of experience is…

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  • Therapeutic Injection / Botox

    Friday, August 7th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    Therapeutic Injection / Botox
    By Dr. Kathrine Tavakoli

    What are some of the primary conditions treated by therapeutic botox?

    Some of the primary conditions treated by therapeutic botox include migraine headaches, Hyperhidrosis and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ).

    Migraine Headaches:
    Botox (approved therapy by Health Canada) has now…

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  • Meditation for stress

    Monday, June 8th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    Meditation for stress

    During this time of unknown and stress, take some time to yourself and focus on your breathing for as little as 10 minutes a day. Meditation can give you a sense of calm, peace and balance that can…

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  • COVID-19 Clinic Safety Measures

    Monday, May 25th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    We’re taking extra steps here at the clinic to ensure everyone has a safe environment to come to!

    What we are doing for extea safety measures:

    • Sneeze guards at front desk

    • Clearly visible signs and safety markings are put in place

    • Appointments…

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  • COVID-19 Patient Steps Before Coming to the Clinic

    Friday, May 22nd, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    Dear valued patients,

    Now that QubeCore is open and accepting patients, we have some important policies in effect.

    Please be aware of the following before coming in to the clinic for your appointment:

    • Please wear your own mask to your appointment. This is…

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  • North Shore Top 3! 2020

    Thursday, March 5th, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    THANK YOU to everyone who voted for us in 2019’s North Shore News Contest for your favorite Health & Wellness clinic!

    QubeCore ended in the TOP 3 for three different categories and we are forever grateful.

    We wouldn’t be here if…

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  • Muscle Imbalances

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2020By adminBlog0 comment



    Muscle Imbalances
    By: Hamad Ahmadpour – QubeCore Kinesiologist

    Improving aesthetic appearance, losing weight or enhancing athletic performance are three very popular reasons why many people exercise. While we all want the benefits from working out, few people will walk into a gym or…

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  • Tennis Elbow / Golfer’s Elbow with Physiotherapy

    Tuesday, December 10th, 2019By adminBlog0 comment



    By: Alejandra Gomez – Physiotherapist

    What is it?
    Lateral Epicondylitis, also known as “tennis elbow”, and medial epicondylitis, also known as “golfer’s elbow’’, are two of the most common overuse injuries of the elbow. The injury is known as a tendinopathy, meaning…

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  • Whiplash and Motor Vehicle Accidents

    Friday, November 29th, 2019By adminBlog0 comment



    By: Matt Rowe – QubeCore Physiotherapist

    What is Whiplash?
    The term “Whiplash” is used frequently in the health care world, so we wanted to dive into detail on what is involved with this type of injury. Whiplash is defined as an energy transfer…

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  • Acupuncture and Cupping for Pain Management

    Saturday, November 9th, 2019By adminBlog0 comment

    By Samira Amini
    QubeCore Acupuncturist
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    What is Acupuncture?
    Acupuncture is a therapeutic modality used in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), where it’s believed that the human body has the ability to heal itself when the vital energy (Qi) moves freely in the corresponding meridian to…

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  • Custom Orthotics

    Wednesday, October 23rd, 2019By adminBlog0 comment


    By Dr. Kamran Eghtesad
    QubeCore Chiropractor

    What are Custom Orthotics?
    Custom foot orthotics are an advanced method for foot correction. It is a device designed to align the foot and ankle in the most anatomically efficient position. Just as glasses reduce the strain…

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  • What is a Dietitian?

    Tuesday, October 8th, 2019By adminBlog0 comment


    By: Kara Marshall
    Registered Dietitian

    Dietitians are health professionals who are trained to provide evidence-based advice and counseling around food, nutrition, and health. Dietitians help people to make mindful food choices, meet health and performance goals, and translate nutrition science into practical recommendations.

    Is…

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  • Overuse & Pediatric Injuries

    Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019By adminBlog0 comment


    By Dr. Tommy Gerschman
    Qubecore, Pediatric Sports

    Do Kids get the same Sport Injuries as adults?
    Although there can be similarities, the injuries we see in children are often quite different than those seen in adults. One of the main contributors to these differences…

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  • What is Clinical Pilates?

    Thursday, March 28th, 2019By adminBlog0 comment


    By: Lorraine Hardie
    Qubecore RMT & Clinical Pilates Practitioner

    What is Clinical Pilates?
    You’ve probably heard of Pilates, but have you heard of Clinical Pilates?  Clinical Pilates is a method of traditional Pilates focusing on:

    • Posture
    • Core stability and strength
    •…

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  • Functional Range Conditioning

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019By adminBlog0 comment

    By: Dr. Kamran Eghtesad
    Qubecore Chiropractor

    What is Functional Range Conditioning (FRC®)?
    Functional Range Conditioning, or FRC®, is a form of mobility and joint control training. This helps to improve range of motion within your shoulders, neck, hips, hamstrings, low back, etc. The…

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  • Acupuncture. How can it help you?

    Thursday, February 21st, 2019By adminBlog0 comment


    By: Samira Amini
    Qubecore Acupuncturist

    What is acupuncture?

    Acupuncture is a form treatment in which sterile, disposable and thin acupuncture needles are inserted through a person’s skin at certain points on the body to various depths. This can help alleviate pain,…

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