Physiotherapy for CrossFit Athletes

Physiotherapy for CrossFit Athletes

How can a CAMPT Physiotherapist help CrossFit Athletes? CrossFit has great coaching on how to engage muscle groups, and brace muscles so that the deadlift, clean, snatch and other olympic lifts are performed safely and effectively. There is a missing piece here, and...

Are you moving poorly

http://www.christinepratt.ca/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Blue-Typographic-Social-Media-Graphic-1.mp4 Sometimes we get caught up in the small details of our injuries. You might hear things like: “ Your L5 disc isn’t herniated” or “You have a rib out.” The fact is that...

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

This fancy term describes a painful inflammatory condition of the wrist involving tendons of the thumb. These tendons overlie the wrist and can become inflamed with many things including repetitive use, gripping, gardening, knitting, or holding a child in your arms....

Piriformis Syndrome

I am hearing the term Piriformis Syndrome a lot lately. So what even is this? The Piriformis is a little muscle deep in the hip that works as a rotator of the hip. This muscle is interesting in that the sciatic muscle typically exits underneath this muscle, but...

Fall Raking Skills

A new season is upon us and with it comes a new set of chores to do before the snow falls. Here are a few tips for raking leaves that might make this task a little easier. Rake in both directions, using both sides of your body. First rake in one direction for 5-10...