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My neck feels heavy! Motor control exercise at your neck.

Date: December 17, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

 As a physiotherapist I am constantly encouraging my clients to exercise more. Think of yourself as the athlete!” is a common refrain in my office, the desired attitude being  that if you are doing consistent physical training toward a specific goal, whether it’s recovering from a broken ankle or sprinting a...

My hamstrings hurts near my butt! - Proximal Hamstrings Tendinopathy

Date: December 11, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

Proximal Hamstrings tendinopathy - the runners hamstring injury I have written in the past on this blog about hamstrings tendinopathy, an injury common to sprinters and jumping athletes that manifests as pain in the lower part of the hamstring tendon near the knee. We talked here  about the use of eccentric...

Hamstring injury - Exercise to prevent

Date: August 19, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

If you participate in a sport or physical activity that requires regular sprinting, like soccer, rugby, football or, of course, sprinting (!) you, or someone you know has experienced a hamstrings strain. A strain is a muscle or tendon tear. Tears sound scary, but remember that like all injuries strains present...

How to maintain your arches!

Date: August 5, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

I have flat feet! Or do I? Through my childhood my mother insisted that my father had the flattest feet going and that I was born with the same structural dysfunction. Apparently I was doomed to walk forever by slapping the earth with the full brunt of the flippers on the ends of my legs. This was  part of my...

Shoulder impingement rehab via pushup!

Date: June 23, 2017 Author: James Categories: Latest

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common problem for people walking through my office doors. In this problem soft tissue structures pinch under the acromion, that bony “roof” of your shoulder that you can feel with your fingers if you rub the upper angle of the joint where the rounding of the ball and socket...


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