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Prevention & Treatment of Groin Injuries in Athletes

Groin injuries affect roughly 20% of soccer players due to the nature of the sport, which involves lots of kicking, inside passing and changes of direction. These movements put a large eccentric force on the adductor muscles, which puts them at risk for injury. As such, roughly 70% of soccer related groin injuries involve the […]

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Jump your Game to the Next Level

To excel in any sport, athletes need to focus on strength and conditioning off field in order to enhance specific athletic parameters, which will benefit them in their sport/position. Fitness parameters such as strength, endurance, balance and flexibility are common in most training programs.  Athletes can also benefit from plyometric exercises, which involve quick actions […]

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Progressive Achilles Rehab

www.SheddonPhysio.com , a physio sports clinic for Oakville and Mississauga, Ontario Progressive Achilles Rehab: – Start with some isometric holds in a slightly lengthened position – Progress onto isometric holds in a lengthened position but with a focus on one leg at a time – Next concentric heel raises still in a slightly lengthened position, […]

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Balancing Injury Prevention and Performance Gains

Every athlete wants to train in order to improve their performance, while at the same time decreasing their risk of injury. Is it possible that certain exercises can kill two birds with one stone? Current research has shown that balance training exercises may do just that. Balance exercises can prevent injuries, with research proving that […]

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Welcome new Massage Therapist: James White

Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic is excited to introduce our newest Massage Therapist James White. James is currently working Tuesday evenings and Saturdays. James graduated from the University of Windsor in 2015, completing a Bachelor of Human Kinetics, specializing in Movement Science. He then enrolled in Sutherland-Chan School of Massage Therapy and completed their Advanced […]

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