Mindfulness is no longer an obscure practice, science is starting to support the effects of a regular practice in the management of chronic pain. A recent 2017 study(1) summarizing research into mindfulness and chronic pain has concluded that mindfulness-based meditation should be considered a part of the holistic management of chronic pain. The authors of
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
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. This typically happens with a misstep where the ankle rolls inwards causing an over stretching
As we move towards summer, it’s time to take advantage of all of the beautiful hikes in our backyard. Before heading out to set a new PB on the Grouse Grind or conquer your fear of heights and climb “The Chief”; here are three tips and exercises to keep you injury-free: 1. Wear proper footwear.
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