Kelowna physiotherapy articles.

Sun City Physiotherapy consists of three Kelowna physiotherapy clinics. Our first physio clinic opened in 200 and since then, we have become the fastest growing private physiotherapy practice in the Okanagan with clinics in downtown Kelowna, Glenmore and Winfield/Lake Country.

Our team of registered physiotherapists, massage therapists, and kinesiologists share their tips for healthier living through articles published here and invite you to share the articles. Join us in creating a healthier Okanagan where we participate and serve at Across the Lake Swim, Boy’s and Girl’s 24 hour relay, Kelowna Apple Tri and the Peak to Beak in addition to hosting free monthly lecture series on various health conditions, injuries, talks on ergonomics, injury prevention for local organizations, sport groups and businesses.

Tips For Healthy Cycling.

Cycling orchard lined roads, touring between vineyards, cruising the Kettle valley railway, flowing down trails at Smith creek, or eagerly awaiting completion of the Okanagan rail trail – cycling offers something for everyone in the beautiful Okanagan. After an injury or surgery, my patients commonly ask “do you think I’m […]

Bike techniques to race fast and remain injury-free.

Cycling is considered a low impact activity but some cyclists do experience pain the the back, knees, feet, saddle region, neck, wrists and hands. The Physiotherapy Association of British Columbia (PABC) recently outlined some simple steps, call the Physio-4, that cyclists can use to reduce their chances for injury, prevent […]

Running techniques to race fast and remain injury-free.

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.

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 […]

The Latest on Lower Back 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. […]

Swimmer’s Shoulder

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 […]

Nerve Pain and IMS

Intramuscular Stimulation, or IMS for short, is a technique used by physiotherapists since it was developed in the 1970’s in Vancouver by the pain specialist Dr. Chan Gunn. IMS is a total system for the assessment and treatment of chronic musculoskeletal pain that has a neuropathic cause. It is grounded […]

Snowmobiling aches and pains

On February 2, the groundhog told us that spring will arrive soon. But don’t fear – the sledding days are not yet over. If you are looking to maximize your snowmobiling adventures or to try the activity for the first time before the snow disappears, then this is for you. […]