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Understanding how to treat your body pre- and post-injury is critical to making sure that you stay in the game! Our team has no shortage of tips to get you started. Let’s dive into some common upper extremity concerns in the game.
We’re back into the swing of hockey season and it is beyond exciting! But, this sport that we love doesn’t come without its share of injuries. Understanding how to treat your body pre- and post-injury is critical to making sure that you stay in the game! Our team has no shortage of tips to get you started. Let’s dive in!
Proper movement mechanics and strengthening is critical to avoiding injury, gradual recovery in rehabilitation sessions and improving overall sport performance. Allison Gaudet, explains how to progress through box-guided squats to achieve optimal results.
Blake Scott, registered physiotherapist at our Kitchener-South clinic, demonstrates a progression series that your physiotherapist may take you through to strengthen your ankle after a sprain to help you get back to your active lifestyle as quickly and safely as possible.
Rock climbing can be a strenuous sport, and is especially strenuous to the muscles of our upper body. Injuries involving the finger flexor tendons and muscles are very common. Here are 8 important principles for you to consider that will ensure you get the most out of your tendon rehabilitation.
Your lower extremity is the control and foundation for all movements where we run, jump, cut, pivot and move whether in sport or within our everyday life. Allison Gaudet, registered physiotherapist, explains how to progress through squats and lunges to achieve optimal results.
Try this delicious, nutritious and simple recipe by Stephanie Boville, our registered dietitian and sports nutritionist, after your next garden harvest, produce shopping spree at the grocery store or farmer’s market.
David Stotesbury, our registered pedorthist, shows us some simple lacing techniques that can add significant ankle stability and reduce foot discomfort.
Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy (PHT) describes a condition in which the tendon that connects the hamstring muscles to our pelvis (ischium) become irritated, resulting in pain and limited function. Blake goes over 6 key exercises to help target that problem area in this detailed blog.
The incidence of injury is quite high among soccer players, in particular lower extremity injuries. Proper treatment and rehabilitation can make the difference in reducing the risk of re-injury or injuring the other knee, and can help you safely return to the sport you love.