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Sports Injuries

ACL Tear Treatment

  I had the opportunity to sit down with staff physiotherapist Marven Bani to talk with him about his recent knee surgery experience and how it’s affected his health and fitness goals for the year.     Q: I understand that you had a physically challenging start to the new year recovering from your ACL… Read More »ACL Tear Treatment

Tennis Injuries

Book an Appointment     Tennis Injuries When tennis injuries are discussed, the term tennis elbow usually comes up.  However, at higher levels of the sport, elbow injuries aren’t the most common.  A study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reviewed the incidences of injuries and their locations in professional tennis players.  The… Read More »Tennis Injuries

Did I Tear My Achilles

Book an Appointment     Achilles Tendon Tears By Susan Leung, PT First, Kobe Bryant tears his Achilles tendon in 2013. And just a few months ago, it was announced that Marcus Decousins had done the same. What is happening to all these NBA stars? What is the Achilles tendon? Is there something that can be… Read More »Did I Tear My Achilles

Weight Training and Form

Book an Appointment     By Chris Chee, PT There’s more to exercise than repetitions Exercising provides us with numerous benefits; they can make us stronger, make us faster, make us more flexible, give us more energy, and help with pain to name a few. But to get the most out of our exercises they… Read More »Weight Training and Form

Climbing Pain and Your Elbow

  Climbing to the top of your health: Elbow Talk By Susan Leung, PT Rock Climbing Injuries Rock climbing has gained immense popularity over the past few decades. Last year, it was announced that rock climbing will be featured as a new Olympic sport in the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. This is an exciting… Read More »Climbing Pain and Your Elbow

Should I Ice an Injury?

Acute Injury An acute sports injury usually occurs suddenly when exercising.  Acute injuries usually are associated with a mechanism of injury.  There is often a sudden and severe pain that is noticed.  Swelling is also often present.  The extent of swelling and how quickly it is seen depends on what type of tissue was injured. … Read More »Should I Ice an Injury?