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...
How to Keep your Hamstrings Injury Free

How to Keep your Hamstrings Injury Free

Hamstring injuries have been reported as one of the most common sporting injuries across a variety of sports that involve repetitive kicking and high speed running,  such as soccer, track and field, football, and rugby. Re-injury rates are also an issue affecting many...
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...
No More Excuses

No More Excuses

It’s that time of year when most people are feeling pudgy from indulging too much over the holidays, tired from staying up too late and stiff/sore from not getting to physio nor doing their home exercises. It is no surprise that the number one New Year’s...
Balance Training

Balance Training

We see here, Dominique recovering from a Lisfranc (midfoot) injury, and this video is of her balance progress. From Left to Right, is Mar 13, Apr 13, May 12. Balance is something that improves with practice. Amazing breakthrough, Dominique!If you want to learn more...