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Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)/ Runners Knee

Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)/ Runners Knee

What is PFPS? Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), also known as runners knee, is knee pain and or stiffness in the front of the knee or surrounding the kneecap. As the name suggests this condition is common in runners or other athletes, particularly females and young...
Osteoporosis- Can you grow bone?

Osteoporosis- Can you grow bone?

Did you know that your bones are constantly changing? It is a weird concept to think about since bones can seem like this strong solid mass, but in actuality, your body constantly is breaking down and rebuilding your bones in a process called bone remodelling.  ...
What is ergonomics

What is ergonomics

You may have heard the term ergonomics floating around work- but what does it mean? Ergonomics is the study of employees and their job, with focus on the tasks and environment. Ergonomics is important for employers to identify and implement approaches to increase...
Failing is Normal

Failing is Normal

Ever heard the saying “fail to prepare, prepare to fail”? But have you ever prepared working towards something only to fail to meet your goal anyways? At work maybe you thought you were going to meet you targets or get that next promotion… Maybe you wanted to exercise...
Heat or Ice?

Heat or Ice?

Should I apply heat or ice? A majority of patients who come into the clinic, weather from a sporting injury or episode of back pain, will ask us- should I put on heat or ice? Effects of heat and ice By putting on a heat pack it causes local heating of tissues relaxing...
Are you a weekend warrior? Are there health risks?

Are you a weekend warrior? Are there health risks?

It was a busy week at work and you did not get out to exercises; but fear not because you still have the weekend right?! You know that it is recommended that you get you regularly exercise so you push yourself on Saturday and Sunday to make up for the lack of activity...