Archive Month: November 2019

Kicking the pain from ankle sprains

Here at Burrard Physiotherapy, we see a lot of ankle sprains.  Whether you’ve rolled it in the streets of downtown Vancouver or on the playing field, ankle sprains are among the most common of all musculoskeletal injuries.  They can be immediately incapacitating and can quickly develop into the chronic weak ankle, the nemesis of sports […]

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Right down to the core…

Injury prevention comes from proper preparation prior to activity.  That preparation should include balanced power and flexibility in the limbs coupled with a well controlled trunk. Stabilizing the trunk and pelvis provides a solid grounding to generate power from the limbs and safely load the spine.  Today we are going to look at the “core”: […]

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ACL Tears- What you need to know

Burrard Physiotherapy

Located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, Burrard Physiotherapy is the service you can trust when rehabilitating your ACL injury.  Today we are going to give you a brief outline of what an ACL injury is and outline how the therapists at Burrard Physiotherapy will help rehab the injury.   Definition  An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) […]

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