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Fix Your Knee Pain with the Eccentric Step Down Exercise

Ever wonder why your knees hurt after performing only trivial activities?  Do you blame it on getting older?  Lack of exercise? Clumsiness? Sometimes this type of knee pain can be caused by dysfunction in other areas of the body such... Continue Reading →

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Core Stability Exercises For Relieving Low Back Pain

Low back pain can be very debilitating and is likely to affect most of us at some point in our lives.  Most low back pain can be resolved with physical rehabilitation, often including a tailored core stability program. In this article, I'm... Continue Reading →

Scapular Stabilization Exercises To Improve Strength, Function, Posture, and Relieve Pain!

In this article, I'm going to teach you about how the scapula affects shoulder injuries and also share some  exercises that stabilize your scapulae, strengthen your shoulders, improve function and posture, as well as relieve pain. The scapula is a triangular-shaped bone that... Continue Reading →

Kinesiology Tape For Knee Pain

Kinesiology Tape For Knee Pain Kinesiology Tape or K-Tape is an elastic therapeutic tape used to manage pain and inflammation for a variety of muscles and joints.   This is such a great treatment; definitely one of my favourites in clinic.... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons Your Knees Hurt…and why it’s not your knees fault

We see a lot of people come through the clinic complaining of knee pain.  Sometimes they twisted on it funny while running or playing basketball.  Sometimes they slipped on ice while walking the dog. Sometimes they have no clue how... Continue Reading →

How To Host A Holiday Dinner And Not Get Hurt

This article was inspired by my sister.  She is the resident chef for all of our major family gatherings, like Christmas and Thanksgiving.  She does such an amazing job at preparing absolutely delicious mouth watering meals that could feed 20-35... Continue Reading →

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica is pain produced by the largest nerve in the human body, the sciatic nerve.  This is a leg dominant pain, however may be associated with back pain as well. Anatomy The sciatic nerve stems from the back and runs... Continue Reading →

How to treat your rotator cuff injury

The most common cause of shoulder pain is pathology to the rotator cuff.   The shoulder is a ball and socket joint with the freedom to provide a large degree of mobility.  Think of how many directions your shoulder allows... Continue Reading →

How to know when to ICE vs. HEAT an injury

Check out our Affiliate Marketing Disclaimer. How to know when to Ice vs. Heat an injury Follow these guidelines to help you decide if you should be using ice or heat to treat your injury at home: Use ICE if: there... Continue Reading →

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