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...

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: 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 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...

2017 Canada Summer Games

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...

Freak N Farmer 2016

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....