Running techniques to race fast and remain injury-free.

A woman running on a stone path along a beach while the sun sets behind her

This is the time of year where you are starting to ramp up your training for triathlons and running races. It has been shown that as many as 80% of runners sustain a running-related injury in a given year. So what are the reasons for so many running injuries? And how can […]

Swim techniques to race fast and remain injury-free.

Woman kicking off the wall when swimming, hands above her head

Swimming has a relatively low risk of sport related injury, yet, swimmers often complain of shoulder pain. This can be caused by muscle overuse and incorrect technique. By making stroke adjustments, you can not only minimize pain and prevent injury, but also improve performance. The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia […]

Hip Disorders: Osteoarthritis & Bursitis

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Our hip joints allow us to do an amazing number of things – walk on two legs, pivot, squat, even kick a ball. It is an engineering marvel to combine the stability required to balance the weight of the torso over a structure the size of a golf ball, with […]

Shoulder Pain

Man getting shoulder massaged by a massage therapist

Do you lie awake at night with an aching shoulder? Do you feel sharp grabs of pain while reaching up into the cupboard or into the back seat of your car? Did your shoulder pain start one day without any injury that you can remember? Shoulder pain can keep us […]

The Latest on Lower Back Pain

A man holding his lower back because of pain

The Latest on Lower Back Pain With all of this mild weather we have been experiencing in the Okanagan it really does feel like spring is just around the corner. I’m sure many of you have started to do some work in your yards in preparation for the gardening season. […]

Bladder Incontinence

Water drop into still water and causing ripples

This one’s for the ladies. Ladies, have you notice the increase in the number of bladder leakage commercials on TV these days? Brands like Poise and Always have caught on that there are a large number of women who experience bladder leakage on a daily basis. These commercials are great […]

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS)

Lady getting acupuncture needles in her legs

Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS): What is it and how can it help get rid of your chronic pain? In this article I am going to focus on the treatment of chronic muscle and nerve pain and why it can be so difficult to find a solution for this type of pain. […]

Swimmer’s Shoulder

Olympic swimmer doing a front crawl swim

With the May-long weekend marking the unofficial start of summer, and the weather quickly heating up, many people are hitting up the lake to take their swimming practices outdoors. Like any sport, aches and pains can occur in swimming, with shoulder pain being the most common complaint. The term swimmer’s […]