Category: Running

Are You Experiencing One of These 5 Common Shoulder Injuries? Find Relief With PT

August 10th, 2019

Physiotherapy is used to treat any sports injury, workplace injury, or musculoskeletal condition you may be experiencing. It is a natural, safe, and effective way to treat both acute and chronic pain. One of the most common reasons people seek the help of a physiotherapist is to manage chronic shoulder pain. There are a number

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What is Physiotherapy?

February 6th, 2019

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

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Core Activation Emphasis Straight Leg Raise Corrections

May 6th, 2017

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.

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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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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Understanding Fascia – What it is & Why You Should Care

August 28th, 2014

Fascia is the biological fabric that holds us together. It is a connective tissue that surrounds all your muscles, muscle groups, bones and organs holding them all in place. In certain areas of the body fascia goes by different names but it is in fact a continuous sheet of supportive tissue (predominately collagen fibres) that envelops

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