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neck pain

Do you Have a Pain in the Neck??

By Nick Prevett | December 7, 2018

And no not your significant other… neck pain that can leave your feeling uncomfortable when you turn your head or even leave you with headaches. It actually could be your shoulder!  It’s actually fairly common and can be due to the muscles around the shoulder that help to keep your shoulder in a good position. […]

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meniscus injury

Your Knee Hurts, It Could be your Meniscus!

By Christina Prevett | December 5, 2018

One of the most common injuries we see are knee injuries! Today we wanted to specifically talk about meniscus injuries, something we see a lot of. When someone is told they have a meniscus injury they often think that its a ligament in the knee, which isn’t actually the case, so before we get into […]

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deadlift mistakes

Two Common Mistakes we See in the Deadlift

By Christina Prevett | August 13, 2018

The deadlift has been called the king of strength training and the list of benefits and muscle groups could fill a small book. But they’re also a ton of common mistakes people make when starting to deadlift. The first is people often are scared of bending at the hip fearing they’re going to injure their […]

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How do I do These Kettlebell Things???

By Christina Prevett | July 25, 2018

I’m sure you’ve seen people online or maybe at your gym playing around with kettlbells. Maybe you wanted to try it but your nervous and you’re not sure what you’re doing, we’ve got your back! We wanted to give you a few tips so you can hit the ground running with some of the most […]

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Butt pain

Get Rid of The Pain in Your Butt!

By Christina Prevett | May 22, 2018

A common complaint we hear as physiotherapists is that a client has a pain in the butt! Not a loved one who is giving you a hard time, but a real pain. Our body has natural mechanisms that we use when we have an injury. Often times that can be the muscles around the injury […]

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ac joint, physiotherapy, sprain, strain

What Happens if you Sprain your AC Joint?

By Christina Prevett | May 18, 2018

In this video, we give you a quick test that may mean that you have an issue going on with your AC joint. Then we talk about ways that we can start to manage that pain What people usually experience when they have sprained their AC joint is point tenderness in the front part of […]

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