As any serious runner knows, running regularly makes your body tight! Having a post-run stretching routine will help prevent your muscles from becoming painfully tight and allow your body to be more comfortable for the day ahead, especially if it involves long hours of sitting. Making it to a yoga class may be the best
I had the privilege of attending the Harvard Sports Medicine Conference in Cambridge, Massachusetes in May 2018 in the interest of hearing from top physicians, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals about the standard of care they currently recommend for their athletes and cutting edge developments in the treatment of sports injuries. Below are my
There’s nothing like the new year to inspire goal setting and if training for a running race is on your resolution list, there are literally hundreds of them in Vancouver to set your sights on. As a physiotherapist, I’ve been treating running injuries for 15 years and have suffered through countless of them myself on
It’s our one-year anniversary and what better time to answer the question we get so often: Why Alaia? As one physician recently said to me: “It’s so hard to spell and say! I can never remember it.” (We had some referral pads made just for him). And yes, if there were visions of growing the
Joint manipulation (often referred to as “chiropractic adjustment”) has been practiced for many years as a treatment technique for relieving joint pain and restriction. Traditionally performed by chiropractors, this style of treatment is also incorporated by many osteopaths and manual physiotherapists. But what is really happening when a joint “cracks”? Why does it feel good?