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SEMI (Sports & Exercise Medicine Institute)
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Sports & Exercise Medicine Institute (SEMI) clinics are state-of-the-art sports medicine and cosmetic wellness facilities located in Toronto.
Sports & Exercise Medicine Institute (SEMI) clinics are state-of-the-art sports medicine and cosmetic wellness facilities located in Toronto.

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Visceral Manipulation was developed by French Osteopath Jean-Pierre Barral, one of TIME Magazine's Top Six Innovators for Alternative Medicine to watch in the new millennium.

This form of manual therapy is gaining momentum as the missing link in the treatment of recurring musculoskeletal pain:
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Low back pain is the most common cause of disability in the world, with eight in 10 people experiencing the condition at some point in their lives.

Studies suggest people aren't properly treating their back pain, too, leading to more serious health complications. To properly manage your back pain, contact us today, or reference our guide to low back pain first:
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Is lower back pain keeping you on the sidelines? Check out our blog on tips for lower back pain relief!
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Soccer season is back!

For most of us this means grabbing our cleats, jerseys, water bottles and heading out to the field - but for many, it also means a new batch of potential injuries.

In an attempt to prevent the most common soccer injuries - namely, ACL tears - FIFA has designed a specific warm up injury prevention program:
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Dry needling therapy is a modern treatment designed to ease muscular and neuropathic (nerve-generated) pain.

Despite its effectiveness, it can be an intimidating procedure - no one wants to be poked with a needle after all. Here are the main points you need to know about dry needling to ease your concerns, so you can ease your pain:
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From all of us at SEMI, we hope you all have a wonderful Easter long weekend!
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Transition that winter gym strength into functional performance:
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Do this, and nobody will accuse you of lacking the heart to compete:
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It's almost springtime, meaning endurance athletes can finally say goodbye to treadmills and aerodyne bikes, and hello to the great outdoors.

For all you weekend warriors out there, we've outlined key tips on endurance training to get you ready for long and challenging races!
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You may know the basics, but do you know the fundamentals?
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