Category: Health

Tight Elbow And Wrist Flexors Mobility Sequence

April 20th, 2017

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

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Desk Jockey 2 Minute Work-out

March 1st, 2017

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.

Dynamic Warm Up Video – Part 2

March 23rd, 2015

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

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Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI)

February 6th, 2015

(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

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Heat vs Ice: When to Use What?

January 16th, 2015

The heat and ice debate can be confusing. Heat feels good and generally ice does not. Inflammation is what helps decide which to use. Inflammation is a reaction of the body to injury, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, heat, and sometimes loss of function. Ice constricts the blood vessels around inflammation to decrease blood flow

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Shoveling Snow A Full Body Workout!

December 5th, 2014

. . . And Feels Good On My Back! It’s that time of year again and the white fluffy stuff will soon be falling (or in a lot of places already is!). Depending on your perspective, it can be an exciting and fun time of year but for most it’s a nightmare. The thought of

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How You Can Better Prepare for the Ski Season

November 13th, 2014

It’s that time of year again where the weather is getting colder and the snow is soon on its way. For a lot of us winter enthusiasts this is a welcome change in season and the skis and boards are coming out. Most ski bums are eager to get on the slopes as soon as

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Realistic Goal Setting and Perspective

October 25th, 2014

It is the New Year and resolutions are upon us. We all will set some type of goal or another, with various degrees of success. To the point, goal setting is important. It gives us direction, but also gives us pride and makes us feel good when we achieve those goals. What is more important

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