Sport Performance Needs Rotation

Watch any sport performance closely and you will notice that most, if not all, of these activities have a prominent rotational component. LETS EMPHASIZE SPORTS PERFORMANCE NEEDS ROTATION! Thus we need to TRAIN THE BODY IN ROTATION !! Ironically, when we look at many strength and conditioning programs for athletes, …

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Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction (TMD)

Jaw Pain in Vaughan? Physiotherapy should be your first choice! Jaw Pain or Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction can be a temporary nuisance or a life-altering problem. When TMD is less severe you may have trouble biting down on harder foods which can cause jaw pain throughout the joint, it’s annoying but not …

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Squat needs improvement? Work on that Ankle Mobility!

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Want to Improve Your Squat? Work on That Ankle Mobility! “How do I increase the depth of my squat?” The squat is not only an extremely effective, full-body exercise (if done correctly) but also a valuable tool in determining dysfunction (tight muscles, imbalances, compensations, etc.) In order to squat well …

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Dry Needling Benefits

Benefits of Dry Needling for Muscle Activation What is Dry Needling? Dry needling involves inserting a very thin needle through the skin to stimulate a trigger point. It can release tight muscle bands or “knots” within a muscle that can cause pain over a large area. Sometimes these trigger points can …

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Soccer Injuries

Top 5 Injuries for Male Soccer Players Parents in Vaughan are always asking if soccer is a good idea for their children learning a new sport? Our response is it always a great choice! Soccer helps develop great coordination, agility, team play, and cardio endurance. The next question we get …

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Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

PELVIC HEALTH PHYSIOTHERAPY & EXERCISE INCONTINENCE Pelvic Health Physiotherapy is a growing topic and you may want to consider it if during your workout you have ever leaked urine especially when you lift heavy weights, do jumping jacks, or jump rope. Pelvic Health Physiotherapy may also be beneficial for you …

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Grip and Wrist Strength

Grip and Wrist Strength Who Benefits from a stronger grip? Weightlifters: strengthening from forearms to wrists will allow you to have more control, make lifting easier and prevent injury. A stronger grip aids in bench presses, jerks, kettlebell swings, deadlifts, cleans, muscle ups, push ups and pull ups. Athletes: For …

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Acupuncture Benefits

History of Acupuncture Acupuncture is the insertion of thin, sterile needles into different locations of the body to treat pain. It originates from ancient Chinese medicine where it is believed that the body is kept healthy and pain free by the movement of Qi (our life force). This Qi moves …

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