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ankle sprain

Ankle Sprains: how can you recover from them?

By Christina Prevett | August 13, 2019

Ankle sprains are way more common in the summer and a lot of people come to us for physiotherapy for them. Sometimes you don’t have access to physiotherapy or its just a little bit too far away. How can you come back from an ankle sprain yourself? One of the hardest things to do when […]

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shin splints

Shin Splints; how you can prevent them while running

By Christina Prevett | August 8, 2019

One injury we commonly see a lot more for physiotherapy in the summer is shin splints, and it’s no wonder we have some beautiful trail in Kingston. Everyone wants to get outside get into shape and the one exercise you don’t need equipment for is running. BUT then you start to get this pain in […]

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pelvic foor physiotherapy

How you can get Back to Running and Jumping Postpartum

By Christina Prevett | August 8, 2019

We’ve heard it probably 1000 times I want to run but I feel like I leak when I every time. The first thing I would say is go to pelvic floor physiotherapy, the second is it is treatable and isn’t just going to be like this forever. While very normal and very common its also 100% […]

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burped

How to go From Doing Nothing to a Burpee

By Christina Prevett | August 6, 2019

You’ve definitely heard of them the dreaded burpee, and they really can be awful if you havent worked into them at all. Think of it this way if you have never ran before would your first thought be I’m going to jump into a 10k race?  No you’d try and find some sort of middle […]

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glute bridge

How to Properly do a Glute Bridge

By Christina Prevett | July 30, 2019

Where sure you either heard of them or have seen them as they  seem to be all are the internet, but what people aren’t showing you is to how to do a glute bridge properly. So what is the point of a flute bridge and how can we make sure we’re doing it properly. Why? […]

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hip stability

Hip stability : how to scale for balance issues

By Christina Prevett | July 23, 2019

A lot of injuries can pretty common occur is if you have a lack of hip stability, but what does that actually mean. I’ll use a practical example here think about every time you walk down the stairs if you hips shifts (meaning one side either drops or you shoot it of to one side) […]

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