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Whether big or small shoulder injuries can be quite limiting on activities of daily living. They can come on due to wear and tear over time, like the electrician who constantly performs overhead movements or they can occur due to traumatic events like in this case falling off a bike and attempting to protect the…

SalmahShaikh-Raptors-Essay

The Health Institute is thrilled to announce the winner Raptors essay contest, Salmah Shaikh a grade 8 student from Valley Park Middle School. She is a solid student and a huge #torontoraptors far. Congrats again to Salma and read her winning entry titled VINSANITY below. “VINSANITY” By: Salmah Shaikh Vince Carter, also known as “Half-Man,…

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Here is a case study from the summer of an athelete preparing for an upcoming competition: CASE STUDY: Olympic weight lifting Athlete with Low Back Pain. Preparation for an upcoming competition that he will be performing: *Snatch at 82kg *Clean and jerk at 110kg His weight class is at 77kg. SYMPTOMS: Low back stiffness. Unable…

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‘A coach (therapist/trainer) is someone who can give correction without resentment; Coach John Wooden’ Therapy doesn’t only involve contact/physical touching. Therapy involves CUES or COACHING. There are 3 Types of coaching categories: 1) Verbal – External & Internal 2) Visual – External & Internal 3) Proprioceptive Each of these categories are a change of the…

Ballon-Blow

This article introduces a unique strategy as to how we can utilize a balloon blowing exercise to help improve our breathing mechanics and posture. Faulty breathing mechanics and posture is an important consideration and thought when dealing with patients/clients that are presented with low back and/or sacroiliac joint (SIJ) pain. This particular exercise looks to…



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