July 28, 2014
By Lesley Cuddington, Registered Physiotherapist
With all the nice weather in Vancouver, the tennis courts are packed, the parks are filled with little league baseball players, and the beach is bustling with beach volleyball players. All of these activities have one thing in common: a high risk of injury to the shoulder, especially the rotator cuff.
While many people have heard of the rotator cuff, very few ...read more ›
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: