Hip Strengthening

Your Hips: The ‘Core’ of the Problem? I think most of us by now have heard about the importance of strengthening your ‘core’. But did you know that the most important part of your core for preventing hip, knee, and ankle injuries are your hip muscles? Your hip muscles...
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...

Iliotibial Band Syndrome and Running

Running is a popular activity that can help maintain or improve your cardiovascular fitness and in some cases help you lose weight. There are many different reasons to run but often there is a goal set that may include 5Km, 10Km, half marathon, or full marathon. When...
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...