Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat

With the hot and humid weather ramping up this weekend, many individuals will be wondering how to alter their training so that they can stay active. A review recently came out by Pryor et al., (2013) examing how to maximize athletic performance in the heat. The...
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...
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...