We always say that it’s a great time to be a runner because of all the great footwear options available. But it’s also a very confusing time to be a runner because of all the great footwear options available!
We’re far more in control of our bodies than most of us realize. Indeed, our behaviour, environment, and habits can be utilized to improve our immunity.
Pain or discomfort is generally the most prominent symptom we hear. However, we don’t simply treat the symptom—we address the cause.
As exciting but uncertain as this time is, we are at the beginning of our road back to a new normal. We hope that the above measures reassure you that we are taking every step to ensure your safety and the safety of our staff when we welcome you back to our clinic.
Back pain, as a general or non-specific diagnosis, is an issue that can affect 60-70% of people in their lifetime according to the National Institute of Health. If we include specifically diagnosed back conditions those numbers increase to approximately 80%.
What increases the risks or tendinitis, tendinopathy or rupture? How can we treat and prevent?
Shinrin-yoku is literally translated from ‘shinrin’ which in Japanese means ‘forest’, and ‘yoku’ meaning ‘bath’ and describes deliberate practice of immersion in nature to take in the smells, sounds, open space, and visual and visceral experience.
A large part of the success of custom foot orthotics is based on their comfortable integration to footwear along with any modifications that are necessary to make sure they work effectively.
Flexibility can make a huge difference in improving our quality of life but is often neglected and poorly done.
There are multiple unloading braces for knee osteoarthritis, knee braces for ligament instability, knee braces for meniscal tears, knee braces for patellafemoral, and knee braces for patellar tendonitis…whew! To add to the potential confusion, for each one of these conditions, there are multiple options for bracing depending on patient lifestyle and degree of injury.