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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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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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Keep moving, live longer and better

Keep moving, live longer MNT Knowledge Center Written by Catharine Paddock PhD Move more, sit less. That is the main message from a new study on the link between exercise and longevity in the over-50s. You do not have to build up a good sweat…
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Young Athletes: How to prevent injury.

High profile events like the Olympics bring the hope that witnessing and celebrating dedicated athletes at the top of their game, will inspire young people to take up sport and physical activities that help them develop confidence, lead more…
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Young baseball players could benefit from preseason arm injury prevention programs

Young baseball players could benefit from preseason arm injury prevention programs Preseason prevention programs are beneficial to young baseball pitchers, according to research presented at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's…
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Feel younger with Strength Training!

Strength training isn't just for bodybuilders and marathoners. It's for anyone who wants to feel healthier, more energetic and, yes, younger. By K. Aleisha Fetters Jan. 29, 2016, at 11:15 a.m. Source: http://health.usnews.com/health-news/health-wellness/articles/2016-01-29/8-best-equipment-free-strength-exercises-for-older-adults?int=a57b09 "Strength…
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Sports Injuries in Young Children: Tips for Caregivers

Sports Injuries in Young Children: Tips for Caregivers Here are some “on-the-field” tips for helping a young child who has been injured: •Minor injuries are fairly common in young children; severe injuries are not. •A young child’s…
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Prevent Running Injuries with Physiotherapy

Whether you’re training for your first marathon or your thirty-first – or somewhere in between –  it may be time to incorporate a physiotherapist into your fitness plan. Perhaps you thought that Physiotherapists were necessary only after…
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3 Common Running and Walking Injuries

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…