exercises

May 24, 2018

My First 10km Run

The Mississauga Marathon took place on May 5th and 6th. Although I am not much of a runner, I thought I would give the 10km a try. Running the 10km was a goal I had set for myself after losing 30 lbs in four months; details of that process can be found here. For the 10km run, I began my training in January. I’m not much of a runner, so […]
March 29, 2018

Can Neck Exercises Help With Depression?

A recent study in the Physiotherapy Research International: the Journal for Researchers and Clinicians in Physical Therapy 2018 March 14, showed that patients suffering from neck pain reported a decrease in their depression symptoms after performing neck exercises. The study decided patients suffering from neck pain into three groups. The group that received the deep neck flexion exercises reported improvement in their neck pain as well as a clinically relevant improvement […]
January 30, 2018

Study: Proprioceptive Ankle Training Can Reduce Ankle Sprains

Patient sometimes ask why we have patients perform specific ankle training and exercises after an ankle sprain injury. The short answer is these exercises help reduce the chance of reoccurrence. Below is a study shedding more light on the importance of a good ankle rehabilitation program. Proprioceptive Training for the Prevention of Ankle Sprains: An Evidence-Based Review Matthew J Rivera, Zachary K Winkelmann, Cameron J Powden, Kenneth E Games Journal […]
January 29, 2018

HEALTHY AGING: MAINTAINING YOUR MOBILITY

Maintain your mobility as you age with these stretches & exercises Over the years, you can develop habitual ways of using your muscles to move and position yourself. Poor posture and a lack of flexibility may be the result of limited stretching and improper body alignment. With age, your muscles naturally tighten which can lead to poor posture1 and back pain. So, if you’re an older adult, it has never […]
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