Shoulder injury therapist

Causes of shoulder pain: Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Kim Physiotherapy, Sports Injury

Shoulder pain is very common, and shoulder impingement syndrome is one of the usual suspects, so common in fact that 20% of the population will have symptoms sometime in their lifetime. This condition is also known as Rotator Cuff Impingement. Shoulder pain can be over the deltoid muscle region of the shoulder, and can refer down the side of arm. …

Registered massage therapy RMT downtown vancouver

What to expect from an RMT?

Van Sports Physio Healing, Registered Massage Therapy

Receiving a massage ranks up there for many people as one of the greatest joys in life. For others, it is a painful yet necessary treatment to fix a problem in the body. If you haven’t been for a massage with a registered massage therapist (Vancouver RMT) before, you might be wondering which category you fit into — someone who …

When to start physio after a broken ankle

When To Start Physio After A Broken Ankle

Van Sports Physio Physiotherapy

No one should wish the pain and inconvenience of a broken ankle on anyone, even their worst enemy. Whether it is from a fall, accident or sports injury, a broken ankle is incredibly painful and there is a long road to full recovery. From our downtown Vancouver treatment centre, we’ve helped many people heal from ankle injuries. Broken ankles occur …

What to expect from physiotherapy

What Can I Expect From Physiotherapy?

Van Sports Physio Physiotherapy

In our clinic, we’ve seen many people that have injured or damaged their bodies when they were young who have finally become tired of taking the creaking and the aching as just a part of life. We also see people with fresh injuries who want to heal as quickly as possible and are looking for a program to help the …

Runner's knee exercises

Runners Knee

Van Sports Physio Injuries

Running is a hobby (or sport, depending on who you ask) like no other — it’s a great way to stay in shape and see the world, it’s free to do and it brings together many likeminded people. Running, for the most part, is also safe and easy, but, if you’re not careful, it can lead to injury and cause …


What To Eat Before A Workout?

Van Sports Physio Tips, Workouts

In Vancouver, it seems like there is a new workout trend or diet, or combination of both, so often that it’s almost a workout trying to keep up with it all. We each have different ideas about what a healthy body and workout routine is, so it can be overwhelming trying to incorporate all the information into our lives. But …


How To Prevent Back Pain

Van Sports Physio Back Pain, Healing, Injuries, Tips

Back pain is a common complaint and a condition that can be debilitating, but given our lifestyles, we almost expect to feel some aches and pains the older we get. And that’s for a reason, the more we sit at desks and the less active we are, the higher our chances of experiencing the inconvenience and pain that comes with …


What is a ‘Pinched Nerve’?

Van Sports Physio Healing, Injuries, Tips

We’ve all heard of a pinched nerve before, and many of us have experienced the uncomfortable sensation of one, too. But how much do you really know about the causes, symptoms and treatments of this all too common, pesky and sometimes very painful condition? Let’s start from the beginning. To understand what a pinched nerve is, we should know what …


How To Pick Running Shoes

Van Sports Physio Running Shoes, Tips

Spring is here at last and with the warm weather often comes a renewed desire to throw on the running shoes and head out for a jog. Maybe you’ve dug out your running shoes from the bottom of the shoe pile and see for the first time this spring that the smelly, worn out, old things are in dire need …


Office Workouts

Van Sports Physio Workouts

If there is one thing that humans are incredible at, it’s adapting to their surroundings. While the majority of humans used to spend the bulk of their days standing or doing manual labour, nowadays, many people spend at least a third of their day in an office, sitting at a desk. If that is the case for you, you probably …