A common question for people that have never visited a physiotherapist is the very basic question of “What is Physiotherapy?”. Physiotherapy encompasses rehabilitation, injury prevention and health promotion/fitness. The profession employs a holistic approach to treatment, looking at the patient’s lifestyle and engaging them in their own treatment. Physiotherapy Definition Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment method that
Back pain is the single leading cause of disability worldwide – preventing many people from engaging in work as well as other activities of daily living. It is one of the most common reasons for missing work, and accounts for 264 million lost workdays in one year. It’s estimated that 84% of the population will
Struggling with pull-ups and horizontal Rows? You might be suffering from “cranky elbow syndrome”. Working on some accessory exercises for the elbow joints and tendons might clear that up for you. Have a look at this elbow combo, try it out and see how the elbows feel after.
Using cables, kettlebells, hanging and foam rollers to provide feedback and pattern assist when improving hip flexion mobility. Really great for our track athletes, kick boxers and MMA athletes. Recommended for any athlete wanting to improve posterior chain (hamstring) mobility.
Today I treated 3 clients with different wrist, forearm and elbow restrictions and symptoms. All had different symptoms, but all had similar restrictions and dysfunction in the wrists, elbow and musculature. If you are lacking mobility or strength in the wrists, elbows or shoulders this may clear up some of the issues with some practice
For those who don’t have the time or make the time to do their homework. This will take about 1-2 minutes of your day to get some of your correctives done to combat sitting all day. All that is needed is a mini band, your chair and a wall.
Beleskey’s Success Illustrates Importance of Off-Ice Training bostonbruinsTV – During the 3rd stop of BearTracks, new Bruin Matt Beleskey & his trainer Tom Swales gave us an up close & personal look at their offseason training routine. BARRIE, ON. — During the first couple of years of Matt Beleskey’s NHL career, you might have found him spending his
Whether you’re setting out for a run or getting ready for a strength-training circuit or practise, you can benefit from a dynamic (active) warm-up by increasing your heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood flow to your muscles, you’ll also increase core body temperature and enhance your muscle elasticity. Follow Tom’s video suggestions to guide you
(A.K.A Hip Impingement Syndrome) What Is FAI?Femoral acetabular impingement or FAI is a condition of too much friction in the hip joint. Basically, the femoral head and socket (acetabulum) rub abnormally creating damage to the hip joint. The damage can occur to the articular cartilage or the labral cartilage. Femoral acetabular impingement occurs when there