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...

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...

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...

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...