Don’t Wait on Wellness

Don’t Wait on Wellness

Have you been curious to see what our wellness services are all about? Maybe you’ve felt like chiropractic, physiotherapy, and counselling etc. are reserved for those in the worst of situations. Maybe you’ve felt like your dysfunction is normal and therefore you...
Can Stretching Be Bad For You?

Can Stretching Be Bad For You?

Nowadays, the fitness and physiotherapy world have oversimplified the reason for any and every musculoskeletal pain we experience. “Your muscles are tight because you don’t stretch enough.” It is true that a lack of flexibility can be a cause of injury and pain, but...
Concussion Awareness

Concussion Awareness

Rowan’s Law Rowan’s Law was named for Rowan Stringer, a 17-year-old high school rugby player from Ottawa who died tragically in 2013 from a condition known as “second impact syndrome”.  After suffering an initial concussion, Rowan continued to play rugby and...
R.I.C.E.

R.I.C.E.

Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation.   This treatment protocol has been used for over four decades by healthcare professionals, trainers, athletes and lay people alike to treat acute injuries. But what does the research say?  Is this an appropriate method to treat acute...
Anterior Pelvic Tilt.. What is it? What can I do about it?

Anterior Pelvic Tilt.. What is it? What can I do about it?

If you think of your pelvis like a bowl full of soup and you then take that bowl and spill the soup in front of you, that position is called an “anterior pelvic tilt.”   The internet is full of trainers, doctors, physiotherapists, and many other people saying...
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome… Huh??

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome… Huh??

What is it? Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is a term used to describe knee pain involving the kneecap (patella) and the thigh bone (femur). Normally, the kneecap will glide along in a groove in the middle of the thigh bone, however, the kneecap can be pulled to...