Yard Work Causing You Pain?

Yard Work Causing You Pain?

Summer is here and with it comes the joys of planting gardens and tending to your yard. Many people will find themselves dealing with back and hip, or neck and shoulder pain as they putter around their green space. This is usually due to an increase in activity that...
MUSCLE PAIN? DRY NEEDLING!

MUSCLE PAIN? DRY NEEDLING!

Pain and muscle soreness is something that so affects many of us. From short-term pain due to a recent muscle strain, or chronic pain from an old muscle or joint injury that develops into myofascial trigger points. These trigger points are muscle knots that occur when...
Are sit ups worth it?

Are sit ups worth it?

There has been recent discussion that sit ups are harmful to your back. This is based on how the sit up motion promotes a flexed posture through your lumbar spine (think poor posture through low back while sitting). When a full sit up is performed it engages our hip...
Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Impingement

WINNIPEG PHYSIOTHERAPY BLOG Do you get pain in your shoulder when trying to lift your arm? When working overhead? When doing a push up? Shoulder impingement is a common cause of shoulder pain and over time can lead to a tendonopathy of the rotator cuff muscles or even...