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COVID 19: Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Dave Carter Physio and Health

Location: Vancouver Racquets Club. Outdoor training sessions and indoor physio care within the clinic office (located within the gym area). In accordance with WorkSafe BC COVID-19 Safety Plan. Consultation between the staff of the Vancouver Racquets Club (physical location) and Dave Carter Physio and Health (therapist) was completed. Need to Know This document provides guidance for the prevention and control of COVID-19, including: environmental, operation, personal and clinical measures. It is based on the latest [...]

By | 2020-07-03T20:34:54+00:00 July 3rd, 2020|My thoughts|0 Comments

Physio Dave WorkSafe BC COVID-19 Safety Plan

The virus that causes COVID-19 spreads in several ways. It can spread in droplets when a person coughs or sneezes. It can also spread if you touch a contaminated surface and then touch your face. The risk of person-to-person transmission increases the closer you come to other people, the more time you spend near them, and the more people you come near. The risk of surface transmission increases when many people contact the same surface [...]

By | 2020-07-03T20:27:49+00:00 July 3rd, 2020|My thoughts|0 Comments

At home but open…for some business during Covid-19

Its hard to believe it has been almost been two months since I last worked at the VRC. With so many unknowns during this time our family feels very fortunate. My wife was able to go back to work for the hospitals and I was able to take over most of the weekly childcare. In many ways it has been a blessing, I never would have spent this much time with either of my young [...]

By | 2020-04-29T19:09:26+00:00 April 29th, 2020|My thoughts|0 Comments

2020 Learning Plan

Another year gone by and an opportune time to review my learning plan. I plan to stay away from courses to keep my weekends free for the kids but I am in a good habit of reading most mornings of the week. I tend to jump from one topic to another and although this may not be the most efficient approach it keeps me reading. I like to have different options: library book, fiction, non-fiction, [...]

By | 2020-01-13T17:54:22+00:00 January 14th, 2020|My thoughts|0 Comments

Your monthly dose – September 2019

By | 2019-09-23T12:49:57+00:00 September 23rd, 2019|My thoughts|0 Comments

Why I need an early wake up

Thanks to different jobs and spurts of motivation I have gotten up around 5am, on and off for about 10 years. Yet it wasn't until our second winter with Danny that I finally committed to making it a true habit. I fell out of the routine and on most mornings Danny would wake us up between 5.30 and 6am. If you thinking walking up to an alarm is bad its nothing compared to a screaming [...]

By | 2019-09-17T12:22:57+00:00 September 17th, 2019|My thoughts|0 Comments

Your Monthly Dose – July 2019

By | 2019-09-13T17:04:02+00:00 September 13th, 2019|My thoughts|0 Comments

Your Monthly Dose – June 2019

By | 2019-06-06T13:26:52+00:00 June 6th, 2019|My thoughts|0 Comments

January Challenge Theme Summary

From January 15 - February 15th I had 12 clients take part in an exercise and nutrition challenge. I asked them to record as much of what they ate as possible to help them reflect on their eating habits and I provided general nutrition information as well as specific questions and suggestions for each of them. Below is a summary of all the themes I noticed and spoke about. I have included all the videos [...]

By | 2019-05-31T15:48:45+00:00 May 31st, 2019|Education, Food|0 Comments

My thoughts on improving flexibility for your sport.

Each sport has unique demands. Certain sports require greater strength, rugby, while others more flexibility, gymnastics.  As you take stock of your abilities and assess your training needs you may find you lack in certain areas. I am strong advocate for leveraging coaches, they can help identify weaknesses in your game and a strength coach or physio can help you develop them (this is of course skills that are not tactical / skill based - [...]

By | 2019-06-12T13:38:09+00:00 April 9th, 2019|My thoughts|0 Comments