Christmas & Mental Health

Christmas can be a magical season of spending time with loved ones, enjoying holiday parties, and giving and receiving gifts. But the festive season can also be hard on your mental health. Holiday gatherings can reignite family tensions, social pressures accentuate feelings of anxiety or loneliness, and shopping for gifts Continue reading

Alter G Zero Gravity Treadmill invented by NASA

By: Bonita Tucker I don’t think many of us walk into a physiotherapy appointment and start checking out the equipment, but that is exactly what I did on my first visit to Leading Edge Physiotherapy.  The Alter G Zero Gravity Treadmill, invented by NASA, really caught my eye, looking like Continue reading

Poisonous Christmas Plants: Myths & Facts

by Rob Sproule ‘Tis the season when ordinary houseplants give way to the reds, white, and greens of Christmas flowers.  Before you put that poinsettia on the mantle and hang that mistletoe, there are a few things you need to know. Every plant has different chemicals running through it, and, Continue reading

Worker Compensation Updates – What you need to know

Since January 2018 there have been many changes occurring to WCB in Alberta. Here is how these changes affect businesses. Presumption for traumatic psychological injury claims for all workers Workers who are exposed to psychological injury may be compensated by the WCB example: those who experience workplace violence/harassment, witness serious Continue reading

Ensuring Compliance for Eyewash and Drench Shower Equipment – Part 2

By: Bonita Tucker No need to be confused about the requirements for emergency equipment, see below and contact us with any additional questions. Location of equipment: All flushing equipment must be located in areas that are accessible within 10 seconds (roughly 55 feet). This is commonly referred to in the Continue reading

Ensuring Compliance for Eyewash and Drench Shower Equipment – Part 1

By: Bonita Tucker Eyewash and Drench Shower equipment used for the treatment of the eyes, face, and body of a person who has been exposed to hazardous materials and chemical is cover by the ANSI Z358.1-2014 standard which establishes a universal minimum performance and use requirements.  The following changes affect Continue reading

Sleep and Fatigue Management

Sleep is your life-support system and Mother Nature’s best effort yet at immortality, says sleep scientist Matt Walker. In this deep dive into the science of slumber, Walker shares the wonderfully good things that happen when you get sleep — and the alarmingly bad things that happen when you don’t, Continue reading