Resistance Training in Youths

I see a lot of children and adolescents developing an interest in resistance training, and I really enjoy having conversations with them and their parents about how to start training. Resistance training is safe in children and adolescents. It lets them prepare better...

Exercise for Concussions

Exercise for concussions?!?   Did you know: early aerobic exercise within the first week after concussion has been shown to be safe, and may be of benefit to recovery!   What is a Concussion? Short term and reversible impairment of neurological function Can also be...

History of Physiotherapy

May is National Physiotherapy Month! Did you know that the Canadian Physiotherapy Association was founded in 1920, and was originally called The Canadian Association of Massage and Remedial Gymnastics? In 1935 it was renamed the Canadian Physiotherapy Association...

Running and Knee Osteoarthritis

It’s warm outside, let’s go running!   In clinical practice, patients frequently tell me that they are worried about the long-term impact on their knees from running. In particular, patients are worried about the potential link between running and the development...