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Swimming Pool Safety

Posted on: July 21st, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Are you spending the summer at the lake or around a swimming pool? Learn some helpful tips on keeping your child safe.

Swimming Safety

Trampoline Injuries

Posted on: July 14th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Do you have a backyard trampoline? What are the risks? What do our Canadian pediatrician’s think about preventing trampoline injuries? Take a look at the link below to see their position statement.

Trampoline use in homes and playgrounds

Baseball and Softball Injuries

Posted on: July 7th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

If you are a parent, physician, pediatrician or physical therapist wondering about baseball and softball injuries in children; then read this summary and policy statement from the American Academy of Pediatrics, including types of injury, reasons for injury and proper management.

Baseball and Softball – Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness

Preventing Playground Injuries

Posted on: June 30th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

What do our Canadian pediatrician’s think about preventing playground injuries? Take a look at the link below to see their position statement.

Preventing Playground Injuries

Injury in Kids Sports

Posted on: June 23rd, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Wondering about injury in kids sports? Here is an American review to summarize incidence of injury and basic management.

Kids’ Sports Injuries – the Numbers are Impressive

Tricycle Safety

Posted on: June 16th, 2017 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Tricycle SafetyAre you wondering about tricycle safety? Should your child be wearing a helmet? Here are a few tips for tricycle safety this summer…

Read more on AAP News.

Burn Prevention

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

With cold winter months approaching, use of a gas fireplace makes our homes cozy and warm. Please see the link below for ideas on preventing children’s burns.

Protect your child from gas fireplace burns

Winter Safety

Posted on: December 12th, 2016 by Calgary Youth Physiotherapy No Comments

Tips for injury prevention in tobogganing and sledding for children. See this link on helmets!

Tobogganing & Sledding

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