Shin splints can be described as vague, diffuse pain of along the middle aspect of the shin during and after activity. With prompt diagnosis and appropriate management athletes can return to full activity in a timely manner.
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.
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.
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.