Archive for November 2013

Swimmers’ Shoulder

Anatomy of Swimmers’ Shoulder and Impingement Written submission by: Carrie Viola, MPT (The original version of this blog post was written for the SeaHiker blog) Swimming generates a large range of movement in the shoulder joint. Combine that with lots of repetition and this makes the shoulder more prone to…
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Recent Ankle Sprain?

This research study summary was published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy in July 2013. It outlines the importance of receiving physiotherapy following an ankle sprain as it leads to better long term function, and improved pain relief compared to self management of the injury. Ankle Sprains:…
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Exercise Tip of the Season

It’s time to get ready for ski season!  The ski season is fast approaching, which means it is time to get in shape and avoid the potential aches and pains or injuries associated with a new activity. Skiing involves controlling gravity on frozen water requiring strong deceleration strength in the…
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Are you Fit 2 Ski?

  This book is your guide to becoming a fitter, stronger, injury free skier this season.  Inside you will learn everything you need to know about warming up to ski, post-ski recovery tips, injury prevention guidelines and exercises to help you improve your core strength to make you a stronger,…
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