Hip Strengthening

Woman doing yoga pose to help with hips and core

Your Hips: The ‘Core’ of the Problem? I think most of us by now have heard about the importance of strengthening your ‘core’. But did you know that the most important part of your core for preventing hip, knee, and ankle injuries are your hip muscles? Your hip muscles or […]

Knee Osteoarthritis

Man looks like he's struggling to keep up with his friends while hiking

You wake up, the sun is shining, you climb out of bed and realize that your knee feels stiff. Again. After about ten minutes the stiffness eases and you head out for your morning walk. You notice that you can’t walk as fast as you could a couple months ago, […]

Iliotibial Band Syndrome and Running

Woman running while the sun is setting to her right

Running is a popular activity that can help maintain or improve your cardiovascular fitness and in some cases help you lose weight. There are many different reasons to run but often there is a goal set that may include 5Km, 10Km, half marathon, or full marathon. When training for longer […]

Jumper’s Knee

Woman playing volleyball

Patellar tendonitis, commonly referred to as ‘Jumper’s Knee’, is a breakdown of the soft-tissue structure connecting the knee cap (patella) to the shin bone. We see this condition quite frequently in the clinic, and it tends to affect people participating in any activity involving repetitive squatting movements, or repeated jumping. […]