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...

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...

Level 2 Upper Kelowna Physiotherapy course

The first weekend in March, the 3-5th, I had the pleasure of working with Vince Cunnan, @funsocksphysio on Twitter, on a Level 2 course.  This time the course was not in Vancouver, it was in Kelowna!  This course was spearheaded by Vince in the fall of 2016.  He sent...

Total hip replacements

Last year, I did a blog post about total knee replacements.  I fiugred that I better do about total hip replacements.  This operation is another very common one that happens in Canada.  There were 24,253 in Canada in 2006-2007 and the number keep rising annually....

Ankle injuries

We are going to discuss a number of different injuries that can happen at the ankle joint.  I did a lecture a few weeks ago on this for a course in Vancouver.  I think the lecture was well received as there was some participation from the group of new-ish...

The Ankle Joint

The ankle is the joint in the body where the foot meets the leg.  Just like many joints in the body, we do not seem to care much about it until something goes wrong.  This blog post I am going to talk about the ankle joint and in my next post, I will discuss some of...