How to Choose Running Shoes
Checkout this infographic on choosing running shoes. Infographic credit: www.rei.com Photo credit: http://cdn.running.competitor.com/files/2011/04/runningshoes1.gif
Are your flip flops messing with your feet?
We all love our flip flops but if they hurt your feet you may want something a little more supportive. Here’s an interesting info-graphic we found about flip flops on http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/11/flip-flops-foot-problems_n_3569222.html
Best Wishes to Hayley heading out West…
Best wishes to Hayley and her family as they start a new chapter in their lives out west in Vancouver. We will surely miss her friendly smile and calming presence. Markham will miss your healing hands. Too bad we can’t clone you!
Welcome Beth to Our Team!
We’re really excited to have Beth Wightman join our team of physiotherapists. She obtained her level 3 towards the Diploma of Manual Manipulative Physiotherapy and received training in Acupuncture. Beth has been a competitive runner for over 15 years representing Canada. Her love for running as a physiotherapist is an asset to our clinic as she is knowledgeable in preventing and treating running injuries. Read more about Beth in her profile coming soon!
The Neck Needs Core Training Too!
It seems that more and more people have become aware that when they experience lower back pain they need to strengthen their “core” muscles. But what about when you experience neck pain? As it turns out, there is a large and growing body of research that suggests we need to address the “core” muscles of the neck after having pain or trauma such as a motor vehicle accident or sports injury. Retraining the core muscles of the neck can help reduce pain, improve your mobility and posture, reduce tension, and even improve your breathing. Perhaps even more importantly, engaging in a specific and individualized exercise program to improve mobility and strength of your neck can help reduce the re-occurrence of chronic […]