Figure Four Stretch Video for Soccer Players and Athletes

June 10th, 2019 in Coaches Resources, News, Resources

The glute muscle is an extremely important part of the body to stretch and strengthen to encourage proper form when landing. Dr. Julia Callaghan, chiropractor at our Kitchener-Downtown clinic goes over some key things to remember when stretching  the gluteus medius using the Figure Four Stretch. “We’re going to do a stretch for your glute. It’s called […]

Preventing ACL Injuries in Soccer Players

May 29th, 2019 in News, Resources

  Written by: Dr. Julia Callaghan, BSc (Hons), DC, ART® Contemporary Medical Acupuncture According to FIFA’s most recent ‘big count survey’ an estimated 265 million people play soccer worldwide! In my opinion, the beautiful game is the BEST sport in the world. That being said, the incidence of injury is quite high among soccer players, […] Article featuring Registered Physiotherapist Jay Smith

March 27th, 2019 in News

Are sore muscles cramping your workout? Here’s how to fix it Click here to read the CBC article that includes an interview with Jay Smith, Registered Physiotherapist and Certified Personal Trainer, for some great tips in your pre-, during and post-workout!

Congratulations to Blake and Nicholas!

February 1st, 2019 in News

Congratulations to Blake Scott and Nicholas Yu who have completed their certifications to become Registered Physiotherapists in Ontario. We are pleased to have these two experienced physiotherapists as part of our team!

Pelvic Physiotherapy Program Expanding

February 1st, 2019 in News

Our physiotherapists continue to develop their skill sets, meaning that we are now able to offer more in our Pelvic Physiotherapy Program. At our Cambridge clinic, Caitlyn Goodfellow and Stephanie Buck are certified to treat numerous conditions. At our Kitchener-South clinic, Stephanie Higgins is now offering Pelvic Physiotherapy services with a special focus on pre […]

Now Offering Saturday Hours at Kitchener-South

January 28th, 2019 in News

In an effort to serve you better, we have increased our service offering on Saturdays in our Kitchener-South  clinic. We have the following providers offering Saturday appointment hours: Dr. Thinisia Thiruchelvam, BKin (Hons), D.C. – Doctor of Chiropractic Christian Gomez, RMT – Registered Massage Therapist Nicolette Sahner, RMT – Registered Massage Therapist  

Shockwave Doesn’t Have to Hurt to Work

January 16th, 2019 in News, Resources

Injury Tip by: Dr. C. Feng Lee, BSc, DC Doctor of Chiropractic Radial Pulsed Wave Therapy commonly referred to as Shockwave Therapy is a safe and highly effective technique used in physical medicine for the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. Shockwave therapy is especially effective for difficult, chronic and painful disorders.  There are 2 types of […]

How Do I Avoid Injury After Playing Hockey?

January 3rd, 2019 in Coaches Resources, News

Injury Tip by: DAVID BURNETT , BScH, MScPT Registered Physiotherapist After a game or training session, cool down by gradually reducing the intensity of your skating on ice, or by walking or cycling on an exercise bike off ice, for about 5 minutes to allow the body and the cardiovascular system to gradually return to its […]

Skates Are Tough on Feet

December 14th, 2018 in Coaches Resources, News

Hockey Skates can be tough on feet. What can you do to change that? The flat surface and small base of support on the blade means the foot may have to work overtime to get good contact which can lead to a change in foot shape and position. This can also throw off the joints […]

We’re Hiring!

December 7th, 2018 in News

REGISTERED MASSAGE THERAPIST   Grand River Sports Medicine Centre (GRSM) is a multidisciplinary full-service sports medicine centre with facilities in Kitchener and Cambridge, ON.  GRSM treats sports and exercise-related injuries through a comprehensive biomechanical assessment and a sport specific treatment plan. Our staff includes Sports Medicine Physicians, Physiotherapists, Massage Therapists, Athletic Therapists, Pedorthist, Chiropractors, Bracing […]