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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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Let's run! How to start a running program

Are you already in the habit of regular exercise? Want to add running to your routine? You’re ready to run if you’ve spent at least two weeks walking or doing some other form of exercise (like using a stationary bike or an elliptical trainer)…
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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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Sports Injuries 101: Stay Pain free

Handout on Health: Sports Injuries This publication is for athletes at all ages and levels, for people who exercise, as well as for health care professionals, coaches, and others who want to find out more about sports injuries. This publication…
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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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3 Common Running Injuries: Learn and Prevent

Going for a jog is one of the more pleasurable ways to exercise, especially if you live close to a beautiful path that caters to a nice run. Running is one of the more popular exercises partially because of the beneficial effects that this activity…
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Easy tips to prevent Sports Injury

Tips for Preventing Sports Injury Whether you’ve never had a sports injury and you’re trying to keep it that way or you’ve had an injury and don’t want another, the following tips can help. •Avoid bending knees past 90 degrees when…
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Physiotherapists guide to Knee Pain

Physical Therapist's Guide to Knee Pain Knee pain can be caused by disease or injury. The most common disease affecting the knee is osteoarthritis. Knee injuries can occur as the result of a direct blow or sudden movement that strains the knee…
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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a condition causing heel pain. Supporting the arch, the plantar fascia, a thick band of tissue connecting the heel to the ball of the foot, can become inflamed or can tear. You experience pain when you put weight on your…