Coping with Sports Injuries

Should You Apply Ice or Heat? Use the “PRICE” Method for Sprains and Strains

If you’ve ever suffered a sprain or a strain, you understand the frustration that comes with it. Besides the pain and discomfort, there’s the disruption to your daily routine. You might even find yourself temporarily unable to partake in your favourite activities. Thankfully, there’s a method to manage these acute… Read More

Concussion: The Invisible Injury

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs when your brain is shaken inside your skull. All it takes is a hard tumble on the basketball court or a blow to your head, neck or body. That’s right, you don’t necessarily have to hit your head. It can happen… Read More

Why Your Muscles Feel Sore After a Workout

  If getting in shape or intensifying your exercise routine was one of your goals since gyms reopened earlier this year, you’ve likely spent your fair share of time working out these past few months. Have you ever wondered why your muscles feel so sore after a workout? One reason… Read More

Spending More Time Outdoors? Keep These Three Things in Mind

Have you been spending more time outside since Daylight Saving Time began? As the days get longer, it’s only natural that our urge to spend more time outside increases. And unless you’ve spent your spare time on a ski hill all winter, you’ve probably spent the majority of your working… Read More

Exercises to Help Manage Tennis Elbow and Golfer’s Elbow

With tennis courts and golf courses back open, it’s only a matter of time before you feel the effect that repetitive movements can have on your body. Repetitive strain or injury due to overuse is common in recreational sports. In fact, two of the most popular injuries are tennis elbow… Read More

How to Treat Post-Workout Muscle Soreness

  If getting in shape or intensifying your workout routine was one of your resolutions for 2020, you’ve likely had your fair share of time at the gym these past few months. Have you ever wondered why your muscles feel so sore after a workout? One reason may be delayed… Read More

8 Simple Stretches to Keep You in the Game Without Pain

Don’t let your eagerness to get to the first tee keep you from warming up before each game. Forgetting to warm up can cause unnecessary injuries and more time spent in the clubhouse than on the course. Take five minutes before you start to do these easy golf stretches so… Read More

Five Things to Remember When You’re Transitioning from the Treadmill to Running Outside

The increase of runners on the road — and sidewalks — is a sure sign spring has officially arrived! If you’re one of the many people who has made the decision to take your cardio routine from the treadmill to the sidewalk – congratulations! You’re on your way to reaping… Read More