Blood Flow Restriction Training

Blood Flow Restriction Training

Table of Contents Why should we lift? Living an active life requires certain levels of strength. For example, when we walk we put 3.5 x bodyweight through our calf (soleus), whereas when we run this increases to 6.5-8x bodyweight1-2. We could build the needed strength...
Tendon Compression – Important to Consider For Some Tendons!

Tendon Compression – Important to Consider For Some Tendons!

Not all tendons and tendon pain should be treated the same. For example, we tend to consider Achilles tendon pain as wither insertional or mid-substance. When it is insertional we need to consider compression of the tendon against bone that occurs for example when you...
What Is The Right Running Shoe For Me?!

What Is The Right Running Shoe For Me?!

Modern advances (and claims) have not done much for injury risk!   Runners assign a huge level of importance to footwear with respect to injury risk. In my opinion, this is more based on effective marketing than it is based on fact and is backed by the sentiments...
Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat!

Trick or Treat – Is The Treatment To Good To Be True?   When healthcare professionals recommend a treatment, it should be based to some degree on evidence. However, sometimes there is not much evidence available and we have to trust that the professional is an...
What we do if Ankle Sprains Are Slowing us Down!

What we do if Ankle Sprains Are Slowing us Down!

If you read our recent blog on ankle sprains (link here) you might be wondering what to do practically. This recently live video Andrew did talks about just this topic. He talks about the basic rehab and the more advanced sports specific options too.   Check out more...