Category Archives: Inflammation

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Concussion presentation tailored for the 2019 Boxing Ontario female development camp. Topics covered include: What is a concussion? Why athletes should not continue to compete after a concussion How long does it take to recover following a concussion? What happens if you return too soon to sport? Baseline testing Can you prevent a concussion? Signs … Continue reading Concussion Education, Diagnosis and Sideline Management in Competitive Sports

Foam Rolling and Athletic Performance

Foam Rolling and Athletic Performance

Foam rolling and athletic performance PPT. This presentation covers pre and post exercise recovery, range of motion and athletic performance effects of self myofascial release (SMR). Click here to view presentation

Hamstring Strains

Hamstring Strains: Everything You Need to Know

Hamstring Strains Hamstring strains can be one of the most frustrating athletic injuries to deal with. Recovery time of hamstring strains ranges from 8 to 25 days . Once a hamstring is injured, there is a 33.33% risk of re-injury. The greatest risk of re-injury occurs during the first two weeks after returning to sport … Continue reading Hamstring Strains: Everything You Need to Know

Should You Use Ice

Should I Use Ice After an Injury?

One of the most commonly asked questions by patients when dealing with new (acute) or long-standing (chronic) injuries is, “should I use ice after an injury”? ┬áThe majority of healthcare providers advise icing for new injuries (onset to 72 hrs), and then heat for injuries of a longer duration. The purpose of this post is … Continue reading Should I Use Ice After an Injury?