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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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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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Yoga Pose of the Week – Focus on the Chest and Traps

By Vanessa Kiriakou | July 21, 2019

This week’s featured yoga pose is a stretch for your chest and trap muscles. It is great for improving posture, since a lot of us slouch when we are seated or in our everyday lives. This is the complete opposite of slouching! It can be done seated or standing.   Directions: First, start either seated […]

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lunges

Are lunges bad for your knees??

By Christina Prevett | July 16, 2019

Like everything we can’t really give you a definitive answer….. while some cases lunges can actually help with knee pain by strengthening the muscles around the joint. While others sometimes using lunges at such extreme angles can put a little added stress on the joints which is not necessary in some cases.  BUT they’re never […]

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