With the summer season in full swing, many of us are spending more time outdoors. Whether it’s hiking, running, or playing any variety of sport, one of the most common injuries across the board is the sprained or “rolled” ankle. An ankle sprain typically happens with a misstep where the ankle rolls inwards causing an
As a physiotherapist, people often ask me: “Nate, What are your favourite core exercises?”. In this day and age, there are hundreds of exercises with so many variations it is hard to shortlist them. I chose these because they work the core in four very different ways.
Tired of the line ups and costs that come along with downhill skiing? In this blog post, physiotherapist Nate Mundy explores reasons to consider giving the skinny-ski sister sport of cross-country a try.
Missed the last workshop at the clinic on perfecting your deadlift and avoiding injury? Here are 5 tips shared at the workshop by Physiotherapist Nate Mundy of Alaia Physiotherapy and Strength Coach Sean Alt of Innovative Fitness-Telus Garden.
My patients often ask me: “What is the difference between Acupuncture and IMS (Intramuscular Stimulation/Dry Needling)?” In this blog post, I’ve summarized three key differences in these popular treatments: 1. History Acupuncture is a technique based in traditional Chinese medicine and is thousands of years old. It involves inserting needles into specific acupuncture points to