You’re recovering from an injury and it’s taken much longer than you expected but now it’s time to get going again.
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Ask anyone why they stretch and you will usually get a pretty consistent answer. We want to “loosen up”, improve movement in some part of the body, recover faster/reduce pain, and avoid sore muscles.
When your mid-back begins to ache or the muscles between your shoulder blades spasm, you want immediate relief. However even when we are in pain our hectic lifestyles can make it difficult to find time for treatment.
Fitness trends may come and go, but recently I read an article that Hollywood elites like Jennifer Aniston, and world-class athletes like Serena Williams, have figured out something we at the Orthopaedic Therapy Clinic have practiced for years:
This morning I woke up suffering from DOMS.
Finding that your return to sport or normal fitness activity after injury is erratic or delayed? You are not alone.
When are you ready to return to sport after injury? Suffering an injury is not only painful, it can also be frustrating and time-consuming. It can make you impatient and want to return to your favourite sport as soon as possible.
Swimming is a common sport and a pleasurable recreational past time. Whether you swim for enjoyment or for competition the proper stroke mechanics of the shoulder are important for prevention of shoulder pain and dysfunction.
Olympic snowboarding gold medalist Maelle Ricker has travelled a long road from 8 knee operations, including multiple Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) ruptures, becoming an Olympic Champion.