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Good pain, bad pain. What’s the difference?. Pains and Gains In the fitness world, we’ve all heard the expression ‘no pain, no gain.’ But is it true? Is it good to push through pain? Or is pain an indicator of a pending injury? To answer to these questions, we need to determine exactly which structure is responsible for the pain. In a broad sense, musculoskeletal structures can be broken into five categories: muscle, tendon, bone, joint, and ligament. Muscle pain. ...
Posted on 2019-06-20
It is officially spring and that means the beginning of race season for runners in Calgary! There are events every weekend over the next several months, which means runners have been ramping up their training with increased mileage and intensity. Following a well thought out training plan is important to get you across the finish line, but that doesn’t just mean more pounding the pavement. To have your best running season, you need to consider some injury prevention strategies. Strength t...
Posted on 2019-05-08
Calgary Represented on World Stage in Concussion Research When your brain is on the line – an interview on concussion with Drs. Winne Meeuwisse and Cory Wowk of Innovative Sport Medicine and Kathryn Schneider, PT, PhD of Evidence Sport and Spine We see concussion in the news almost daily. Gone are the days of hockey with no helmets, or kids skating at school in just a toque. The Government of Canada is in talks to create a Canadian concussion action plan and organized sports are im...
Posted on 2019-04-12