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Don't be hamstrung...Prevent injury with this Hamstring exercise

Hamstring injuries are the most common noncontact injury in elite sport. Despite increased research efforts, these injury rates continue to rise. Recent evidence has shown that short muscle fiber lengths can increase the risk of hamstring injury…
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Do it yourself Physio!

Some minor aches and pains aren't serious enough for a trip to the doctors. Below are five top tips which will nurse your body back to fitness in no time. But if aches or pains persist, consult medical advice immediately. RACQUET STRETCH After…
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Shin Splints: How to prevent and fix

'Shin splints' are a real problem out there - common, painful, activity limiting and often treatment resistant. A bit of research on 'shin splints' (or the more recent, awkward, and I am not sure helpful term, 'medial tibial stress syndrome')…
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Back Spasms

The first time I ever suffered a genuine "back spasm" was a day I will never forget. I was in a car park, sitting in the car, and I bent down sideways to pick up my wallet from the floor on the passenger side (trunk in flexion and rotation).…
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10 tips for Better Back Health

About 70 per cent of the general population will suffer from lower back pain at some time in their lives. Unfortunately for some, lower back pain is something that lingers and has to be managed on a day-to-day basis. But simple lifestyle changes…
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7 Ways to relieve muscle soreness

How do you feel on Sunday night after working all weekend in your yard, or doing a marathon of home repairs or house cleaning? You'd rather not move for hours, right? In order to prevent muscle stiffness and soreness, try these seven suggestions…
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Physio for Cycling Injuries

Cycling regularly brings enormous and varied benefits for your health at all ages, whether riding for recreation, as a serious competitor, or racing to win the Tour de France. And physiotherapists can use their knowledge and expertise to provide…
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Physio equal to surgery for Back Pain

Physical Therapy Equals Surgery for Certain Lower Back Pain, Study Says By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, April 7, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Physical therapy may be just as good as surgery for older adults with a type of chronic lower…
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New logo and 35th Anniversary specials! #1

35 % off the first treatment of your choice. For January, our staff has come together to offer a 35% discount on the cost of any first visit of the year. The choice is yours, whether you would like Physiotherapy, Manual therapy, Sports Therapy,…
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Tune up for winter sports

Source: http://www.ctvnews.ca/lifestyle/how-to-get-in-shape-before-hitting-the-slopes-1.2626557 To avoid injuries when out enjoying a number of mountain sports, it is essential to prepare both mind and body and take part in physical activity…