The Sticky Truth Behind Kinesio Tape

The Sticky Truth Behind Kinesio Tape

Kinesio tape, that colourful elastic athletic tape, has been used for over a decade in the treatment of musculoskeletal injuries. It probably became most popular after the 2008 Olympics, where it was donated to team therapists, which resulted in almost every athlete...
Keeping Young Athletes Injury-Free

Keeping Young Athletes Injury-Free

Physical activity and sport are fundamental for child development. Unfortunately, engaging in sports is also the number one cause of injury in children. Research has shown that the majority of sports injuries in youth are in the 10-14 year-old age group, and males are...
When and Why to Brace an Injury

When and Why to Brace an Injury

Braces are available for a number of different injuries. Bracing has been shown to decrease pain, improve function, reduce swelling, and psychologically provide more confidence in the injured body part. However, how do you know when it would be appropriate to use a...
Sheddon Physio is The Preferred Clinic of the OSC

Sheddon Physio is The Preferred Clinic of the OSC

Preferred Clinic of OSC Sheddon Physiotherapy and Sports Clinic is proud to be part of the Oakville Soccer Club as the preferred Sports Medicine Clinic for its competitive players, coaches and trainers. The partnership between the OSC and Sheddon has been in the works...
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: Is it worth all the hype?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: Is it worth all the hype?

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy: Is it worth all the hype? Tendon and muscle injuries are some of the most common orthopaedic conditions treated in physiotherapy. There is a wide variety of treatment options for these injuries including physical therapy,...