Full recovery after an ankle sprain.

Full recovery after an ankle sprain.

Physiotherapy »  It was a crisp autumn day when Sue decided to go for a hike. All of a sudden she caught her foot on the unstable ground and rolled her ankle. Her ankle was sore, swollen, tender to the touch and she felt unstable while walking on it....

ACL Rehabilitation

There are four main ligaments that provide stability of the knee joint – the medial and lateral collateral ligaments on either side of the knee, and criss-crossing deep inside the joint are the posterior and anterior cruciate ligaments. The anterior cruciate...
Knee Osteoarthritis

Knee Osteoarthritis

Physiotherapy » Posts Tagged "arthritis treatment" You wake up, the sun is shining, you climb out of bed and realize that your knee feels stiff. Again. After about ten minutes the stiffness eases and you head out for your morning walk. You notice that...
A Pain in the Achilles

A Pain in the Achilles

Physiotherapy » Posts Tagged "achilles tendon" The Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body, connecting the calf muscles to their insertion on the heel bone, or calcaneus. Achilles tendinitis is a common overuse injury in sport. It can be a...
Jumper’s Knee

Jumper’s Knee

Kelowna Manual Therapy  Category: "Foot and Ankle" Patellar tendonitis, commonly referred to as ‘Jumper’s Knee’, is a breakdown of the soft-tissue structure connecting the knee cap (patella) to the shin bone. We see this condition quite frequently in the...