June 20, 2014
By Nathanial Mundy, Registered Physiotherapist
One of the most common injuries in sports is the “pulled groin”. It can be quite painful and can take you out of your normal routine for a while. Some people even experience repeated groin injuries year after year.
But what exactly is the groin?
The groin is actually a group of 5 different muscles that all help to squeeze your ...read more ›
May 10, 2014
By Dr. Khaled Dossa, DC
Achilles tendinopathy is a condition that arises when there is microtrauma to the tendon at the back of the lower leg which results in pain and inflammation. The muscles in the calf are under constant load on the squash court and if there is chronic irritation to the tendon an accumulation of scar tissue may develop. If the scar tissue is not treated, you may have chronic ...read more ›
March 31, 2014
I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard this statement – “I just tweaked my hammy again, but it’ll be fine tomorrow.” Although a pulled hamstring is a very common injury and often will resolve quickly on its own, doesn’t mean we want to ignore it!
There are many factors which leave someone predisposed to a hamstring injury, such as:
- Muscle weakness
- Lack of ...read more ›
March 31, 2014
Three ways to fit exercise into a busy schedule
by Tim Begley of Positive Shift Fitness
1. Make it productive: Instead of running on a treadmill, run somewhere you need to go. Walking, cycling and running are great ways to get around.
2. Make it count: Exercise should be intentional and vigorous. Regardless of whether you are walking, ...read more ›