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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...

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Healthy Sleeping Habits

Healthy Sleeping Habits

If you have increased muscle aches and pains through your lower back or neck in the morning, the way you are sleeping may be contributing to your pain. Sleeping on your back with a small pillow under your knees maintains the natural spinal curve and can relieve extra...

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Do you Foam Roll?

Do you Foam Roll?

Foam rolling is a method of self-myofascial release performed with a piece of cylindrical foam of various sizes and densities. The technique can also be implemented with a tennis or lacrosse ball. It is done by rolling the foam roller or ball under the muscle group of...

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A Few Facts About Knee Osteoarthritis

A Few Facts About Knee Osteoarthritis

Did you know knee osteoarthritis is the leading cause of lower extremity disability? Osteoarthritis is defined as degeneration of joint cartilage and the underlying bone.  Some risk factors that increase your risk of having osteoarthritis are age, history of trauma to...

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