Despite recent criticisms around the use of cryotherapy to treat injuries calling the treatment pseudo-science, some athletes, coaches and clinics stand by their various cures.
Athletes who take supplements may not be aware they are taking unregulated pharmaceutical drugs that could be tainted, said a sports physiologist.
The physical side of sports injuries are always talked about, but never the mental side, said a Langara women’s basketball coach.
Basketball is back in Musqueam. Youth interest in the sport, which thrived throughout the 1990s, had all but died, until last year.
This year, three athletes who got their professional start with a South Vancouver adaptive sports charity are going to the Paralympics in South Korea.