Category: Kinesiologist

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Injury Time Out With Capilano Rehab| Ankle Stability With Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out With Capilano Rehab| Ankle Stability With Spencer Carless

| January 20, 2017 | Reply

While we do live a beautiful country, sometimes we are all too familiar with the slippery winters and uneven surfaces that come with the territory. Since our ankles put in the overtime to keep our balance during these months, we have to pay them for the overtime. To do this we need to strengthen our proprioceptors all around.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab | Knee Pain with Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab | Knee Pain with Spencer Carless

| December 21, 2016 | Reply

Certain high velocity sports and/or repetitive explosive movement sports, such as basketball and volleyball, tend to cause lower leg issues. For example a minor kneecap tracking problem, compounded with repetitive motion over time, can lead to an infra patellar tendonitis, or jumper’s knee.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano | Hamstring Strengthening With Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out with Capilano | Hamstring Strengthening With Spencer Carless

| November 29, 2016 | Reply

In this week’s Injury Time Out Capilano Rehab’s Kinesiologist, Spencer Carless, focuses on Hamstring strengthening and stretching. Make sure to watch the video link to see what Spencer recommends to help the Hamstring!

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Injury Time Out with Capilano| Shoulder Instability with Spencer Carless

Injury Time Out with Capilano| Shoulder Instability with Spencer Carless

| October 19, 2016 | Reply

Shoulder pain is something that many people live with. At Capilano Rehab Physiotherapy, our Kinesiologist, Spencer has some tips to help you with nagging shoulder pain. If it helps, great! If not, call us at 780-466-1104 to book an appointment with one of our Physical Therapist!

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Torn ACL

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Torn ACL

| May 30, 2016 | Reply

Generally speaking, sports injuries do not discriminate. So why are girls more prone to ACL tears than boys? There is not a cut and dry explanation, but current evidence suggests that girls generally have less neuromuscular control of their knee motion during athletic maneuvers.

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Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Core Strength

Injury Time Out with Capilano Rehab: Core Strength

| October 29, 2015 | Reply

Some people feel that the only reason to do Abs is to get that flat stomach. Sadly Abs alone will not get you that toned tummy but they do have many other benefits that you may not realize. When you’re crunching away at the gym or in your living room you are strengthening and stabilizing your core. Good core strength will help you with other issues that you may not realize like back pain, balance and posture. People who suffer from back pain often have weak core muscles and overly strong back muscles and don’t even know it.

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