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Kinetic Link Training now in Victoria BC

Posted in Physiotherapy on Dec 2, 2019.

What is Kinetic Link Training (KLT)? Kinetic Link Training (KLT) is a challenging and enjoyable approach to resistance training. KLT uses the movement of the whole body instead of traditional weight based programs that focus on one particular muscle group at a time. KLT aims to improve the body’s ability to ‘move with ease’. Programs can be designed for specific rehabilitation needs or to improve your performance at any level....

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Wrist Sprains

Posted in Physiotherapy on Nov 4, 2019.

Wrist Sprains What is a wrist sprain? Wrist sprains are a general term used to describe any injury to the wrist that doesn’t include a fracture. While this can indicate that they are not serious injuries, wrist sprains can be complicated injuries that require supervision and treatment to recover fully. The wrist refers to the area where the bones of the forearm, the radius and ulna, meet and join the bones of the...

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Plantar Fascitis

Posted in Physiotherapy on Nov 4, 2019.

Plantar Fasciitis What is Plantar Fascitis? Plantar fasciitis is a common condition of the foot and heel affecting both athletes and members of the general public. The plantar fascia is a fibrous band of tissue that attaches to the base of the heel and supports the muscles and arch on the base of the foot. When the plantar fascia becomes chronically irritated, it is referred to as plantar fasciitis.  What are the symptoms of...

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What Causes Chronic Ankle Instability

Posted in Physiotherapy on Nov 2, 2019.

What Is Chronic Ankle Instability? Chronic ankle instability, as the name implies, is a chronic condition of instability affecting the ankle and it’s surrounding structures. It usually develops after a severe ankle sprain. However, some people are born with less stable ankles; these individuals are generally hypermobile and extra flexible throughout their entire bodies. Approximately 20% of ankle sprains lead to chronic ankle instability due to the resulting changes in ligament support, strength, postural...

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