Health FAQ

Health FAQ 2017-08-02T17:31:59+00:00

We all have a lot of questions about injuries, treatments, and health in general. The movement towards answering these questions with honesty and sound research is increasing but unfortunately there are still lots of practitioners trying to benefit from the complexity of the system. My goals is to provide answers that are simple and honest, and that will not only expand your understanding of the body but also further our quest towards true evidence-based practice.

Four principles that will reduce your time in the gym!

I see far too many people that spend hard earned time in the gym on exercises that don't provide enough benefit. As long as you are healthy and have a good base in movement (squats, presses, [...]

November 30th, 2015|Health questions answered, My thoughts|

FAQ – I just got in a car accident, what should I do?

After a high speed accident the muscles, ligaments (tissue connect bone to bone), nerves and joints around the neck, shoulder and throat sustain high levels of force. It is hypothesized that overload to these tissues causes [...]

April 21st, 2015|Health questions answered, Physiotherapy|

FAQ: what to do with knee pain when riding your bike

During the winter more and more recreational cyclists are taking to spin class. The more intense your training load the higher the likelihood for injury. Knee injuries are the most common amongst both recreational and [...]

January 9th, 2015|Health questions answered|

FAQ: my shoulder hurts, what should I do?

In most physiotherapy clinics shoulder injuries are the second most common ailment following back injuries. The pain is commonly diagnosed as a tendonitis (itis = inflammation of the tendon); however, because a majority of shoulder tendon injuries [...]

November 13th, 2014|Health questions answered, Physiotherapy|

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