The Public Health Agency of Canada’s Physical Activity Guide can help you make wise choices about physical activity that will help improve your health, prevent injury and disease and allow you to get the most out of life. There are guides for Adults, Older Adults, Children, and Youth.
Finding Balance Alberta is a website that is dedicated to helping seniors prevent a fall before it happens so that they can stay active and independent. It has practical advice about medications and keeping active as well as practical preventative tips.
The University of Calgary’s Running Injury Clinic website has up to date clinical and research information about the prevention and management of running injuries. A must view website for all runners from beginners to experts.
The Towards Optimized Practice website is a “Made in Alberta” project targeted for physicians and provides evidence based guidelines for many conditions. In particular the back pain guidelines and patient handouts are quite useful.
Where to find reliable health information http://www.cirpd.org/PAINMANAGEMENT/Pages/HealthInfoWeb.aspx
Explain Pain http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b8oB757DKc