Man with rotator cuff tears do resistance band exercises

Rotator Cuff tears and impingement – latest evidence and exercise training

Van Sports Physio Physiotherapy

Continuing our series of blog posts about the shoulder (check it out Part 1 and Part 2), here is the latest evidence about conservative and surgical approach for Rotator Cuff tear and impingement. The latest evidence: Conservative versus Surgical approach A systematic review + meta-analysis (the highest level of scientific research credibility) from Longo at al. (2021) showed that rotator …

Core Exercises

Zili Physiotherapy

Strengthening Your Core Core muscles are essential for the stability of the lumbar spine. “Core stability” describes the ability to control the position and movement of the central portion of the body. Core stability training targets the muscles deep within the abdomen that connect to the spine, pelvis and shoulders, which assist in the maintenance of good posture and provide …


Management of Headaches

Zili Acupuncture, Physiotherapy, Tips

In the previous blog entry, we have explored the various types of headaches one can experience. Pharmacological interventions are often prescribed by doctors for severe headaches, ranging from simple analgesics or NSAIDS for mild to moderate migraines to triptans or ergots for moderate to severe headaches. However, many pharmacological interventions have adverse side-effects and some carry the risk of drug-drug …


Understanding Headaches

Zili Acupuncture, Physiotherapy

Headaches are an almost universal experience, but not well understood. There are many types of headaches and different causes to them. Let’s explore some of the more common types of headaches to understand why sometimes we have them and in the next blog, how they are managed.   Primary Headaches Primary headaches, as classified by the International Headache Society, are …

RMT Physiotherapist benefits

Shoulder Pain Treatment: Shoulder Impingement P2

Kim Physiotherapy

Physiotherapists are very well equipped with knowledge and experience to provide conservative shoulder pain treatment from shoulder impingement syndrome and treating the injured structures and more importantly, addressing the underlying cause of your shoulder pain. Shoulder impingement syndrome or rotator cuff impingement is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain and understanding shoulder anatomy and how this pathology …

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Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Kim Physiotherapy, Sports Injury

Shoulder Pain 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 …

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 …

Running warm up

Dynamic Warm Ups

Van Sports Physio Physiotherapy, Sports Injury

Dynamic Warm Ups and Cool Downs for Runners Going for a jog on a regular basis is a great way to maintain your health in a number of different ways. Running can keep your cardio-vascular system healthy and also improve your body’s overall stamina. Running on a regular basis will also keep you feeling energetic throughout the day and will …