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A Cold Shower May Lead to Fewer Sick Days

A Cold Shower May Lead to Fewer Sick Days

A cold shower may not sound appealing to many – particularly during the colder months. But it’s something we should seriously consider due to the mounting health benefits. It’s something I’ve warmed to (yep, I went there) over the last few years. These perceived health […]

Knee Tendonitis: Have We Missed This? ft. Jaeger O’Meara

Knee Tendonitis: Have We Missed This? ft. Jaeger O’Meara

This is an article I’ve brought across and re-purposed from my days at Peninsula Physiotherapy. I still feel like this is very important and needs a reboot in 2019. Back in 2017, Jaeger O’Meara’s knee tendonitis and subsequent ruptured patella tendon was one of THE […]

Strava Report: Our Running & Cycling Habits in 2018

Strava Report: Our Running & Cycling Habits in 2018

If you went running or cycling in 2018 there’s a good chance you’re one of the 36 million people who used Strava – one of the best fitness tracking (and stalking) applications available. A few months ago Strava released their annual “Year In Sport” report detailing the exercise […]

Inside Fitness: 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False

Inside Fitness: 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False

Good news, I’m fortunate enough to have an article published by Inside Fitness, Canada’s number one fitness magazine!   The article entitled 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False suggests a list of popular ideas that we should challenge. Ideas, that on the surface make […]

Tennis Elbow: Conquer the Symptoms by Treating Your Neck

Tennis Elbow: Conquer the Symptoms by Treating Your Neck

If you’ve had Tennis Elbow before you’ll understand how frustrating it can be. It’s stubborn, persistent and often compounded by a lack of obvious triggers. But did you know that it may be more than just isolated elbow pain? That there’s an important piece of […]

What Makes a ‘Good Shoe’? Why Our Current Thinking is Outdated & Wrong

What Makes a ‘Good Shoe’? Why Our Current Thinking is Outdated & Wrong

Consider this when thinking about what makes a good shoe. Your modern heeled and arch-supportive shoes are probably bad for you. There, I’ve said it. No doubt they look and feel great but are they also creating a legacy that will define the future health […]

Pain-Free Checklist: 6 Key Ideas to Consider

Pain-Free Checklist: 6 Key Ideas to Consider

I’m lucky to be able to help thousands of people in pain as a Physiotherapist. I certainly see a lot of the same types of injuries but each patient usually has their own unique, individual take on things. One type of pain or injury can […]

Why Morning Pain From Sleeping Needs a Rethink

Why Morning Pain From Sleeping Needs a Rethink

How often do you wake with morning pain from sleeping and feel like you “slept funny”? Your neck or back is sore and the irony is that there’s little “funny” about it. In these moments it’s easy to assume you must have slept in a […]

Knee Pain: Why It’s Not What You Think It Is

Knee Pain: Why It’s Not What You Think It Is

Let’s talk about knee pain for a minute. More importantly, I want to discuss why it’s not just the knee you should be thinking about. Knee pain is so common that it’s estimated to affect 25% of all adults in some way, shape or form. […]

Why Your Aches and Pains Aren’t “Age-Related”

Why Your Aches and Pains Aren’t “Age-Related”

Are you becoming sorer with age? Do you feel like your new or ongoing aches and pains are just an “age thing”? If so, you’re certainly not alone. You may even be feeling a little uneasy if it forces you to confront your physical mortality […]