I am working Saturday night of the change over day, August 5th, at the polyclinic on the University of Manitoba campus. The changeover day is when the athletes of the first week of the Canada Summer Games leave and the athletes for week 2 arrive. The polyclinic is a multidisciplinary clinic set up for the
Hi, it’s Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna British Columbia Canada. Today I’m going to go over the proper lunging technique. The most common mistake I see with people lunging is they keep their back leg straight, which then forces their front knee way over their toes. Normally knees going over the toes
This hip flexion exercise is one of the exercises I personally use to keep myself injury free. What you need is a Thera-Band or Thera-Band® Tubing. Secure the tubing onto something that’s not going to move. We’re going to use my therapy table leg and you attach the Thera-Band to one foot, see below. The
It has been a little while since I wrote a blog post. There are many things happening in the life of a mobile physiotherapist. One of which, that is quite exciting is that I have been chosen to attend the Canada Summer Games, CSG, this summer! The process is something like this, you apply through
On the 24th of September, a group of friends and I decided to participate in the Freak N Farmer obstacle course race in beautiful Oliver, BC. The event was held a Covert Farms, aptly named because the road from the highway is in a narrow, twisty and windy canyon. You come out of the canyon
This is not a typical post but it was such an amazing experience, I had this morning, I wanted to share it with everyone. A few months ago, a client of mine, Jen, was asking me if I knew anybody that had a kayak or paddleboard. I asked her why and she stated that she
This past weekend of February, the 25 – 28th, the BC Winter Games were held in beautiful Penticton, BC. New Leaf Physiotherapy was there to volunteer for the games to help keep the athletes in the game. As you have read on previous posts, volunteering and giving back to the community in which I live
Take a look at this wonderful short video. It promotes physiotherapy and movement, two things I am passionate about. There are some great shots of scenery and some awesome extreme sports! It gave me some new perspective on a couple of sports with the way the video was shot! Enjoy!