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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...

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,...

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