Compensation and a different take on nagging pain...

About 7-8 weeks ago I took a weekend seminar called NeuroKinetic Therapy. It blew my mind. This rarely happens.

People move differently in pain. When we are in pain we adapt our movements to protect what hurts and reduce our overall pain. This is just the surface. 

Digging deeper the adaptation to pain involves:

Osteoarthritis/Degenerative Joint Disease/ Wear and Tear...

Last week I gave a presentation to a group of seniors about osteoarthritis (OA). Throughout the presentation I mentioned that arthritis is like wrinkles- it happens with age and is unavoidable.

Hamstring injuries (HSI) are common in sports that require powerful forceful movements such as sprinting and jumping

Pesky Hamstring Injuries

Story time.

It was the last two minutes of a rugby game; the ball was passed to me and I saw an open space leading to the end zone; I was going to score, and my team would win. Glory.

For a split second this plan seemed totally feasible.

When looking at wheelchair bound individuals, each individual pattern of movement is different from the next.

Sitting, back pain, head aches...why??

A few weekends ago, I was afforded the opportunity to work with BC Wheelchair Basketball as they hosted a Canada West tournament. This tournament was in preparation for the upcoming Canada winter games taking place in Prince George.