Tag - Burlington Physiotherapy

WE ARE STILL LYING TO OUR PATIENTS – Part 2

Last newsletter we presented some basics on tendon injuries, and specifically focused on many of the fallacies therapists feed patients daily that are simply untrue. That’s right I said it (again)…… WE ARE LYING TO OUR PATIENTS! In fact, we lie frequently during tendon injuries and it starts right from the [...]

YOUR THERAPIST IS LYING TO YOU! A blog on ‘tendonitis’

A topic I present on with some frequency is tendinopathy. Ever been diagnosed with a tendinitis or a tendinosis? Well these terms are now officially outdated with the preferred term being tendinopathy. Other then trying to confuse you, the real reason for the name change is tha ‘tendonitis’ and ‘tendinosis’ are [...]

Our favourite posture exercise

We recently re-read Stu McGill’s book The Body Mechanic which was a great reminder of some excellent assessment tools and rehab exercises.   One that we use all the time, and is likely our favourite ‘postural exercise’ is in the video below.  If you feel like you struggle with poor posture [...]

The Palloff Press

We often get asked “What’s your favourite core exercise?” Our usual answer is ‘it depends’.  There are many factors when deciding core endurance exercise prescription and in truth, what may be best for one person, is likely not the best for another. In our opinion, an under-utilized exercise is an anti-rotation [...]