Fascia Stretch

Fascial Stretch Therapy

Stretching is an activity that most people dread doing and is regularly the first thing dropped from a workout routine. People find it uncomfortable, awkward and sometimes painful. Very commonly I am asked does stretching work? Much of the current research that is out there is contradicting with certain studies stating stretches should be held…

Latin diagram of muscles

Shoulder Anatomy

Our Burlington Physiotherapy and Chiropractic clinic treats lots of different conditions and injuries affecting any joint, muscle, tendon or ligament in the body (more or less). Shoulder pain and shoulder injuries are among the most common conditions. For the next few weeks, we’re going to focus our blogs on shoulder pain, its causes, treatment options…

man doing a shoulder press

Exercising With Age

At the risk of generalizing, it may be safe to say that regular exercise is recommended for every patient that comes to our clinic. Although an injury or physical condition may be a barrier, there is usually some level of activity that can be performed and modifications to exercises can be made accordingly (see a…

Back pain

Sciatic Pain

Leg pain associated with back pain is quite common. In fact, it is estimated that 25-57% of all cases of lower back pain have associated leg pain. The pain can take various forms and be described in various ways. Common descriptors include numbness, tingling, pins and needles, weakness, tooth-ache pain, a dull ache or even…

jogger feeling pain in neck

Pain in the Neck

When you stretch your neck, does it really help?  For many people, sitting at the work station makes their neck and shoulders very stiff and sore.  The obvious thing to do is to stretch the area.  Unfortunately for most people, stretching this area feels good for a few minutes but the pain doesn’t really change in the…