Cold or Heat – Which one should I choose?

Cold and heat therapies are common treatments to deal with pain, injuries and other conditions.There are 2 questions we want to address today.When is it best to use them?How to apply them?Cold TherapiesCold therapies are typically used after an acute...

Low Back Pain: Quadratus Lumborum (QL)

Low Back Pain is a common injury that many people experience at least once in their life. Today we want to cover a muscle that is often a contributor to low back pain and what you can do to help relieve the symptoms.The quadratus lumborum or QL for short...

Blood Flow Restriction Training

In our previous blog on post operative rehabilitation we talked about different tools that we use to enhance recovery, one of them being blood flow restriction (BFR) training.  What’s the big deal about it?BFR is a unique tool that can maintain or...

Post Operative Rehabilitation

Whether you’re having an arthroscopy or a surgery more invasive such as a total knee replacement, both surgeries will require rehabilitation to ensure that pain and inflammation is reduced, and function is optimized.At Movement Performance Centre, we...

Plantar Fasciitis: 4 Causes you haven’t considered

In the previous blog, we talked about plantar fasciitis and 4 Quick Solutions to reduce the pain. If you haven’t read it, click here for more information.               While these strategies will assist with reduction in pain, as we mentioned before,...

Plantar Fasciitis: 4 Quick Solutions to Reduce your Pain

Plantar fasciitis is a common foot problem amongst runners. It is classically characterized by pain in the morning when taking the first step.What exactly is plantar fasciitis?  Plantar fascia provides support to the foot and is a band of connective tissue...

Concussion Therapy

Do you still struggle with symptoms from a head injury that should have resolved a long time ago? After receiving head trauma or sudden rapid movement of the head that injures the brain (i.e. whiplash), also known as a concussion, we can experience a wide...

Tinnitus/Ear Ringing

Do you have constant ringing in your ears that never goes away? It may not necessarily be noticeable when you are busy and doing activities, but it can be quite annoying when you are alone or trying to get some goodnight sleep.If so, you may have a...

Hamstring Strains

Did you know that hamstring strains are the most common injuries reported in professional soccer and are responsible for approximately 1/3 of track and field injuries in sprinters? Not only that, but hamstring strains frequently occur in sports that...

ACL Prevention

Did you know that the risk of many ACL injuries can be significantly reduced?In a study it was noted that most frequent ACL injuries in high school sports for boys occur during football (71.2%), while for girls it occurred during soccer (53.2%) (Joseph et...