Whenever we think of concussion, the first and often only thing we consider is the management of neurological symptoms (dizziness, vision changes, sensation changes, headaches). Management of the musculoskeletal side of concussion is most often overlooked.Read more
It might sound crazy, but some people aren’t aware that there are joints in the pelvis, let alone that they can move!!
Often pain originating from your pelvis is mistaken for lower back pain.
It’s important you understand when it’s your pelvis and not your lower back causing pain – there’s a significant difference and can change treatment dramatically.Read more
Help, my hand feels like its burning!
Does this sound like you?
You wake up in the middle of the night with numbness and tingling into you hand and have to shake your hand out to make it feel “normal” again. Mornings are the worst, but throughout the day you can get burning pain into your hand, wrist and forearm. Sometimes you find it hard to hold onto things and drop them on the floor.Read more
The shoulder joint is very mobile but this mobility comes at a price; it is one of the least stable joints
in the body. It is, therefore, prone to dislocation. These types of injuries are commonly seen in football players, skiers and surfers, and can also occur after a simple fall or reaching out to catch a ball.Read more
We have to be careful with hard and fast rules about squatting. The reason for this is that everybody has different hip and pelvic anatomy, and for this reason, everybody must squat a little differently. We will dive into the anatomy later in this post, but first, here are 3 tips to bullet proof your squat.Read more
WHAT WE THINK ABOUT SIT TO STAND DESKS…..
Sit to stand desks have become extremely popular recently and we get asked a lot about them. The most common question being, is sitting or standing better?
So technology and design stepped in to save the day and the “sit to stand” desk evolved.Read more
This quick tip on shoulder and back strengthening could save you hours of neck, back, shoulder and arm pain. This Physiotherapist exercise helps to strengthen the muscles around the shoulder girdle, correct posture and reduce pain. If you are concerned about your posture or if you suffer with neck, back, shoulder or arm pain or if you experience headaches – you need to try this!!Read more
Did you know that when you reach your 60’s, you naturally lose strength in your muscles, flexibility in your joints and balance in your whole body! It’s very important to stay strong, flexible and balanced as you get older- it keeps you moving and doing what you love!Read more