Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Do you suffer from muscle weakness, tingling, numbness, or pain in the whole arm? If so, you may have a condition involving nerve compression.(If your condition is specific to your elbow and hand, it may be the radial, ulnar, or median nerve)Thoracic...

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains or “rolling your ankle” is a common injury that usually happen at least once in our life time. Today we want to highlight some information to get you started on your recovery back to full function. Causes: Falls Landing on Uneven ground...

Is It Just a Scar?

Over the course of our lives many of us will encounter injuries, cuts and bruises. This is a natural expectation as we go through life. However, for others we may be left with marks that stay with us forever. These marks may come in the form of a scar....

Hydration and Performance

Your hydration status can make or break your performance goals.  It is essential that you are optimally hydrated before, during and after physical activity to achieve your maximal physical performance.  As an active person, what are your fluid...

Arthritis – Is this the end?

“I have back pain/symptoms because of my arthritis or degenerative disc disease…”  is a common statement I have heard over the past few years as a physiotherapist.While there is some truth to the statement, does it give us the full picture? For many, it is...

Calf Tightness

Today we want to cover a common muscle pattern that is found in running sports, people who wear tight shoes or high heels, or have foot discomfort. As a consequence of the above, commonly the calf muscles begin to tighten, and the front shin and foot...

IT Band Syndrome

Today we want to cover a common muscle pattern that is found in runners and individuals with wider hips – Iliotibial band (IT band) tension and weak hip muscles 4 Common signs that are associated with IT band muscle tightness/hip weakness: Trendelenburg...

Neck Tension and Headaches

We want to cover another common pattern that is found especially in those who work desk jobs or are on the computer and cellphone a lot. 3 Common symptoms that are associated with neck muscle tightness: Headaches Muscles knots – feeling the need to...

Road Map – How do we get to the final destination?

During physiotherapy month we highlighted some key concepts of a physiotherapist in rehabilitation.1) Stress and Injuries2) Who can benefit from physiotherapy3) Maintenance and PerformanceSo we know that physiotherapy is important in the process of...