Spine Stabilization for Low Back Pain

Spine Stabilization for Low Back Pain

Spine Stabilization for Low Back Pain What is the spine (low back pain)? The spine is a unique structure that can bear load and bend in six degrees of freedom (think left side bending, right side bending, rounding forward, arching back, and twisting both left and...
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...

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...

Elbow pain… from the neck?

Elbow pain is not always coming from the elbow. I saw a patient this week with lateral elbow pain lasting 2-3 years. He had seen many practitioners, including 2 Physiotherapists, 2 Registered Massage Therapists and 3 Chiropractors. He had been given a few diagnoses...