Piriformis Syndrome

I am hearing the term Piriformis Syndrome a lot lately. So what even is this? The Piriformis is a little muscle deep in the hip that works as a rotator of the hip. This muscle is interesting in that...

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Tissue Capacity vs Load

This is a great video explaining why we get injured. It's simple, and you are not broken or have major underlying faults that caused your injury. Load vs Capacity and Injuries from RunningReform on Vimeo.

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Popeye Muscle

The Biceps Brachii muscle has two attachments at the shoulder and one at the elbow. There are two heads of the muscle: the long and short. The long head assists with shoulder flexion and forearm supination, and the short...

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Hip Snapping Syndrome

A client asked me yesterday about the clunking/clicking coming from deep inside her hip. So what is making that sound? In her case, it was her tight Iliopsoas (Psoas) muscle snapping over the boney aspect of the...

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Overtraining or under-recovering?

Overtraining or under-recovery? Your time spent away from the gym or sport is important for peak performance and injury prevention. • Proper Nutrition & Hydration: Eat whole-foods, avoid processed food, and drink plenty of water • Sleep Quality & Quantity: Aim for...

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My First Blog Post

My first blog post. How exciting. Greetings from my little Physiotherapy office in Barrie. I thought I would talk a little about heel pain. It’s a very common occurrence and all too commonly misdiagnosed as Plantar Fasciitis. Common complaints...

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