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Injury Free Life: The Bridging Exercise

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Today, I am going to go over the bridging exercise .  It is one of the exercises I personally use to help keep myself injury free. To start, lie on your back, knees bent up arms...

Injury Free Life: The Single Leg Deadlift

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  I'm going to go over an exercise that I do when I am in the gym.  It's called a single leg deadlift and it is a hip hinge movement to activate the leg muscles on the leg that...

Canada Games 2017 Part 2…

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...

Injury Free Life: Calf Stretches

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  Today Iam going to go over calf stretching and two different calf stretches.  The reason I am going to give you two different calf stretches is because you a two different calf...

Canada Summer Games, Part 1

Well, I made it to Winnipeg.  It was a wonderful 2 hour fight from Kelowna.  I thought that I would let you know what a day in the life of a Canada Games volunteer looks like. Yesterday, Sunday July 30th, was my first day, on the job.  It was a long day, I left the...

Injury Free Life: Eccentric Calf Exercise

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy and we are here in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Today, I'm going to go over the eccentric calf exercise. I give this exercise to a lot of people with pain around their Achilles tendon/ heel area. I personally...

Turning Over a New Leaf 2017, Part 1

Giving back to someone that has worked really hard to succeed is a wonderful feeling.  New Leaf Physiotherapy is very glad to support our community and Kelowna (who knows this year, possibly beyond). If you recall last year, we did a three part series of blog posts...

Injury Free Life: How to Lunge Properly

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...

Injury Free Life: Hip Abduction Exercise

I use this Hip Abduction exercise myself and it's one of my favourite exercises to keep myself injury free.  To begin, use a Thera-band or Thera-tubing with one end secured to something that's not going to move.  I attach one end of the tubing to my therapy table leg...

Injury Free Life: Hip Flexion Exercise

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...

Injury Free Life: The Bridging Exercise

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Today, I am going to go over the bridging exercise .  It is one of the exercises I personally use to help keep myself injury free. To start, lie on your back, knees bent up arms...

Injury Free Life: The Single Leg Deadlift

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  I'm going to go over an exercise that I do when I am in the gym.  It's called a single leg deadlift and it is a hip hinge movement to activate the leg muscles on the leg that...

Canada Games 2017 Part 2…

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...

Injury Free Life: Calf Stretches

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada.  Today Iam going to go over calf stretching and two different calf stretches.  The reason I am going to give you two different calf stretches is because you a two different calf...

Canada Summer Games, Part 1

Well, I made it to Winnipeg.  It was a wonderful 2 hour fight from Kelowna.  I thought that I would let you know what a day in the life of a Canada Games volunteer looks like. Yesterday, Sunday July 30th, was my first day, on the job.  It was a long day, I left the...

Injury Free Life: Eccentric Calf Exercise

Hi, it's Rob from New Leaf Physiotherapy and we are here in beautiful Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada. Today, I'm going to go over the eccentric calf exercise. I give this exercise to a lot of people with pain around their Achilles tendon/ heel area. I personally...

Turning Over a New Leaf 2017, Part 1

Giving back to someone that has worked really hard to succeed is a wonderful feeling.  New Leaf Physiotherapy is very glad to support our community and Kelowna (who knows this year, possibly beyond). If you recall last year, we did a three part series of blog posts...

Injury Free Life: How to Lunge Properly

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...

Injury Free Life: Hip Abduction Exercise

I use this Hip Abduction exercise myself and it's one of my favourite exercises to keep myself injury free.  To begin, use a Thera-band or Thera-tubing with one end secured to something that's not going to move.  I attach one end of the tubing to my therapy table leg...

Injury Free Life: Hip Flexion Exercise

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...

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