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Tag: Sport Injuries

Insync Physiotherapy – Rolling Out the Latissimus Dorsi / Teres Mj

Place the roller on the ground or your yoga mat and lie on your side below your arm pit. Roll back and forth releasing your latissimus dorsi muscle for up to 2-3 minutes doing 2 sets. Stretching this area with the 1-arm prayer stretch after rolling it out is great for stiff shoulders where the […]

Planks – InSync Physiotherapy

Planks are a very good isometric strengthening exercise for the scapular muscles, especially after a rotator cuff injury or other shoulder injuries. It can also help compliment the upper extremity and the lower extremity core. Start off in four point position by straightening out the legs one at a time with your core engaged by […]

Burnaby Physiotherapist Anna Daburger – Sport and Spinal Injury Rehab

Burnaby Physiotherapist Anna Daburger – Sport and Spinal Injury Rehab

There’s a lot of stuff I really love about being a physio, it’s hard to wrap it up into one nice statement. I think the thing that gets me the most excited is that physio is a helping profession that has its roots in the foundational principles of exercise and education. What I love is […]

Paddling Warm Up Part 2 Insync Physiotherapy Cambie Village

Paddling Warm Up Part 2 Insync Physiotherapy Cambie Village

Next is canoe – kayak specific rotates so you can do them with or without your paddle and with these you just want to stay nice and loose and follow the swing of a natural stroke. We’re ending with Burpees and jump squats. It’s good to end with something a little more explosive especially if […]

InSync Physiotherapy Shoulder Symptom Modification Test

InSync Physiotherapy Shoulder Symptom Modification Test

Ask the patient to perform the movement that causes them pain. Repeat this movement but the second time perform an assisted lift to either the shoulder blade or shoulder. The exact direction or pressure of the hands-on assistance is not important. It’s important to produce a reduction in pain for that particular movement. Once you […]

Hip Extension Retraining – Insync Physiotherapy

This exercise is great for hip extension retraining. Start by pulling in your inner core below the belly button while keeping your posture in neutral. Be careful to avoid arching the low back. Keeping your inner core engaged extend the hip with the knee bent at 90 degrees. Hold this at the end range for […]

Upper Fibre Trap Stretches InSync Physiotherapy

This stretch is for your uppers traps. You’re going to start by placing your hand firmly on the chair and the other hand above your ear on your head and you’re going to lean away holding onto the chair and looking down to the floor on the right side, the side that you are stretching. […]

InSync Physiotherapy Rolling Out Your Calf Muscles

InSync Physiotherapy Rolling Out Your Calf Muscles

Put the roller on the ground and bring your calf onto it. Roll up and down onto your calf while supporting yourself with both hands. Find the sweet spots (or the spots that hurt in a good way) and continue to roll over these areas for 3 minutes in total. Do this 2-3 times per […]