Shoulder Arthritis

Shoulder Arthritis

Physiotherapy Advice Shoulder Arthritis October 12 is World Arthritis Day. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a type of arthritis affecting nearly 1 in 6 Canadians. OA typically results from joint overuse, traumatic injury, and poor movement patterns. It begins with small cracks...
Meniscal Tears

Meniscal Tears

Physiotherapy Advice Meniscal Tears Meniscal tears are common knee injuries that affect athletes and non-athletes alike. The meniscus is a C-shaped cushion of cartilage between your thigh and shin bones. It acts to absorb shock and stabilize the knee. Each knee has...
Swimming Injuries

Swimming Injuries

Physiotherapy Advice Swimming Injuries With the glorious summer weather, many of us are taking to the water for fitness and recreation. Swimming is a fantastic exercise for all ages and all levels of athlete. While the risk of acute injury is relatively low for...
Ankle Sprains

Ankle Sprains

Physiotherapy Advice Ankle Sprains Approximately 100,000 Canadians sprain their ankle each year, making this one of the most common orthopaedic injuries. Ankle sprains affect the young and the old, the athlete and the sedentary person. Risks include poor balance,...