12 Sep

Don’t be a VOMIT

Victim of Medical Imaging Technology The following is a summary of an article from the Advanced Physical Therapy Education Institute (APTEI). Medical imaging such as x-rays, ultrasounds and MRI’s, are a common and valuable procedures to rule out “serious” medical conditions such as fractures, tumours, dislocations, etc. Once any serious problem has been ruled out, […]

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12 Sep

TYPES OF PAIN

The following is a description of the types of pain that our clients experience. The information is from a summary by Dr. Erson Religioso DPT, MS MTC. (Modern Manual Therapy) Hyperalgesia: Increased sensitivity to painful or noxious stimuli. Primary: this is where there is increased sensitivity to painful or noxious stimuli. An example of this […]

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10 Aug

Should You Strengthen The Muscle Instead Of Stretching It?

Current evidence suggests that static stretching for injury prevention such as stretching for tight hamstrings is not effective for preventing hamstring strains. A better method is eccentric strengthening to reduce risk of injury. An example of this would be Nordic hamstring exercises. Further, this concept can be extrapolated to muscles such as upper trapezius tightness. […]

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