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...

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...

Tissue Capacity vs Load

This is a great video explaining why we get injured. It’s simple, and you are not broken or have major underlying faults that caused your injury. Load vs Capacity and Injuries from RunningReform on Vimeo.

Popeye Muscle

The Biceps Brachii muscle has two attachments at the shoulder and one at the elbow. There are two heads of the muscle: the long and short. The long head assists with shoulder flexion and forearm supination, and the short head primarily flexes the elbow. “Popeye...

Hip Snapping Syndrome

A client asked me yesterday about the clunking/clicking coming from deep inside her hip. So what is making that sound? In her case, it was her tight Iliopsoas (Psoas) muscle snapping over the boney aspect of the front of her pelvis. The psoas is a deep muscle that...