Exercise

Shoulder pain during crossfit and what to do about it…..

As a Sports Physiotherapist (and Crossfit enthusiast), I take notice when people in my Box complain of pain. The shoulder seem to be the most common area of complaint amongst my peers, and according to this article the shoulder is indeed the most common area of injury in Crossfit.   Why the Shoulder? The prevalence…

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The most important muscle in runners and how to strengthen it?

What do you think is the most important muscle when it comes to running? “The core muscles” I hear you say? Even though your core muscles have received a lot of attention in the media, they aren’t the most important muscle. Think lower Hamstrings- No. Think higher- Gluteals!? Yes! The most important group of muscles…

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5 important exercises to improve running form

As a physiotherapist I always give my patients exercises to help improve their running form. Although there are hundreds of good exercises one can give to a runner, the following 5 seem to be pretty popular in my clinic. These exercises can be used as a quick test to see if you have certain areas…

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