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The Importance of Hydration During Exercise

The amount of water in the human body ranges from 50-75% and when we exercise it’s extremely important that we replenish the fluids that we use to keep our body working hard. Here is a visual guide as a quick reminder on how much water to consume before, during, and after your workout.

Kids Triathlon A Huge Success!

A perfect day for a really successful Dr. Shufelts Kids Triathlon!¬† So many smiling faces and active kids……280 in total ūüôā
Over 60 volunteers making it all possible!¬† Trent Health in Motion was there helping with the food station as well as coordinating the event itself. Let’s do it again next year!

12th Annual Dr. Shufelts’ Kid’s Triathlon!

Mark your calendars! July 30th is the 12th annual Dr. Shufelts Kids Triathlon at Beavermead Park.  Trent Health in Motion is a proud sponsor of this event for the 3rd year in a row!  Kids ranging from ages 2-13 will be out swimming, biking and running to promote living a healthy and
active lifestyle.¬† It’s a great event not only to watch, but to be a¬†part of as well.¬† The smiles on the kids faces are priceless when they
cross the finish line and receive their participation medal.

Year¬†after year the event sells out, and year after year there are a great¬†group of voluneers making it all possible.¬† This year volunteers are still needed to help make the event run smoothly and¬†safely for the kids.¬† Those interested in voluneering can contact Dave Kervin¬†directly at¬†¬† Volunteers are needed from¬†7am¬†until approx.¬†1-2pm.¬† There is a Volunteer after party held at Dr. J’s¬†with draw prizes, free appetizers and a free¬†first drink.

Over the years, the Peterborough Kids Triathlon has raised over $16,000 in support of The Peterborough Family Resource Centre a valuable community-based non-profit organization.

Leading The Way With “FOTO”

It says it in our name – we pride ourselves on leading the way in new industry initiatives and practices. That’s why our clinics were the first in Canada to use¬†FOTO¬†(Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes). Here’s how “FOTO” is defined by our friends at the Canadian Physiotherapy Association
This is an outcome measure used to objectively determine the baseline function of a patient at the beginning of treatment. Once treatment has commenced, the same measure can be used to determine progress and treatment efficacy.

Outcome measures provide a means to define treatment goals and track patient progress. Physiotherapists have been using them for many years to great effect. In fact, physiotherapists lead in the use of outcome measures across Canada. But we’re not sharing them, and that means the collective data isn’t being maximized.

That’s why CPA has partnered with Focus on Therapeutic Outcomes, Inc. (FOTO) to be the exclusive provider of data collection and reporting services for a rehabilitation functional outcome-based registry for CPA members.
So, what does this mean for us, and more importantly, for our patient’s? In short, this allows us more control over how we can effectively treat our patients over time – and by tracking progress, patient satisfaction, and recording results in a database, we are storing valuable information for future use. This helps you, the patient, by knowing you are getting the best treatment as we reference previous cases just like yours, and how they were dealt with.

What excites us most are new initiatives just like this. Bettering our clinics by gathering, recording, and using valuable information to rehabilitate the varied conditions we see each day, across all of our clinics.

We look forward to bringing more like this, your way. Improving, evolving and […]