Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome
Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome (CECS) is an exercise-induced musculoskeletal problem that causes pain, swelling, reduced exercise tolerance and occasional pins & needles / numbness in the...
7 Fact or Fiction Remedies for Plantar Fasciitis
By Russel Rubin, Principal Podiatrist Picking Up Marbles With Your Toes It makes sense that strengthening your feet might help reduce and prevent foot pain, but here’s an exercise you may not have heard of: picking up small marbles with y...
Shoulder Pain – Who and What are the Rotator Cuff?
Most people will have only heard of the rotator cuff when they were told they have a rotator cuff strain or tear. Rotator cuff injuries occur more often in people who provide repetitive overhead movements for example, swimmers, painters a...
Skiing in the Northern Hemisphere?
A week of skiing involves at least 5 hours of exercise everyday as well as continuous squatting, pivoting, turning, bouncing and occasional falling. These factors plus fast speed, obstacles, jumping and undulating ground, it’s no wonder s...
Acupuncture v Dry Needling
Acupuncture is an ancient therapy which has been practiced for over 5000 years. The belief is that health relies on a steady flow of “chi” – (The vital flow of energy in all living things) through the body’s energy pathways, kno...