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Concussions… More Than What Meets The Eye

Sport Related Concussion (SRC) injuries are among the most difficult injuries to diagnose and treat. As a hot topic in sport and research, the evidence for diagnosis and treatment is always changing – our clinician (Matt) stays up to date with the evidence and has...

Got ‘Knots’? How to Untighten Tight Muscles

How to Untighten a Tight Muscle   Everyone knows what a tight muscle feels like–limited flexibility of the joint it crosses, a sensation of stiffness in the muscle itself, and often firmness and tenderness when it’s pressed on. Often we describe this as being a...

Instrument Assisted Soft-Tissue Therapy (IASTM)

     The use of instruments (tools) to perform soft tissue release has been growing in popularity among chiropractors, massage therapists, physiotherapists and has even gained traction among the general population for self-use. Generally, it is a useful...

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...

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