Archive for April, 2014

Are You Prepared For Your Sport?

April 30th, 2014 in Resources

Fifty percent of injuries sustained by younger athletes playing organized sports can be avoided if the athlete was properly conditioned to play her game. As competitive levels increase in younger age groups it is the responsibility of parents and coaches to be knowledgeable in proper conditioning programs and to know when to rest athletes to […]

ACL Injuries in Children and Adolescents

April 28th, 2014 in News, Resources

It has frequently been emphasized that children are not simply “small adults”.  They are different anatomically and physiologically in many ways.  Knee injuries in children and adolescents frequently demonstrate these differences. The primary difference between the adult knee and the child’s knee is the growth center or epiphysis.  These are regions in the end of […]

Client Satisfaction Results 2013

April 21st, 2014 in News

In the fall of 2013, we surveyed our clients to help us learn how we might improve or enhance our services.  We thank the clients that took some time to complete our questionnaire.  Based on your feedback, we created a list of initiatives – to serve you better.

GRSM at the Wellness Fair

April 17th, 2014 in News

Staff from the Kitchener-Downtown location were at the City of Kitchener Wellness Fair on Wednesday, April 9.  Cate MacKay was offering free hand massages, Dr. Stefano Bozzo was demonstrating Active Release Therapy (A.R.T. ®)  on city employees for injuries like tennis elbow and Kristy Commerford was offering advice and exercise for staff that work at […]

Sports Nutrition for Young Athletes

April 14th, 2014 in News, Resources

Nutrition is an important part of sport performance for young athletes, in addition to allowing for optimal growth and development. Macronutrients, micronutrients and fluids in the proper amounts are essential to provide energy for growth and activity. To optimize performance, young athletes need to learn what, when and how to eat and drink before, during […]

Baseball pitchers, volleyball spikers have something in common: Similar shoulder, elbow injuries

April 9th, 2014 in News

Baseball and volleyball players share the similar arm injuries due to overuse of their shoulders and elbows. In both circumstances, the shoulder muscles generate and transmit an incredible amount of energy and serve as the transition point where built up energy is transferred from the rest of the body down the arm. After too many […]

I’ve heard that pilates is bad for your back. Is that true?

April 4th, 2014 in News

The question: Some people tell me pilates is good for my posture, but others have told me all the crunches in pilates are actually bad for my posture and lower back. Which is correct? For the answer check-out the rest of the article here: Globe and Mail – I’ve heard that pilates is bad for […]

Welcome Anna Franczyk!

April 3rd, 2014 in News

GRSM is pleased to welcome Anna Franczyk, Registered Massage Therapist at our Cambridge clinic.