TMJ Pain

TMJ Pain

What is TMJ Dysfunction or Jaw Pain? TMJ Dysfunction (jaw pain) is a common condition affecting the jaw. It can make things like eating and chewing difficult. Patients with this condition may clench their jaw or grind their teeth at night. Maybe you have been...
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

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

What is DeQuervain’s Tenosynovitis?         This complex 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,...

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...