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The Shoulder Complex   These images depict of the anatomy of the shoulder complex – and yes, it is in fact, complex. All of these components must properly work together otherwise injuries will occur. What can go wrong? Overuse injuries occur because one or more structures aren’t working as they should and surrounding structures compensate by taking on a role that they were not made for. This is what we call being biomechanically unbalanced.  Let’s start by looki...
Posted on 2019-01-16
Knee Injuries Associated With Landing Mechanics In Volleyball Players Who am I?             My name is Melisa Luong and I’m a Registered Physiotherapist at Honsberger Physio +. I’ve played competitive volleyball for over 10 years and recently started coaching a 14U girls’ team this past summer. I’ve treated, seen, and experienced first hand multiple incidents of injuries in volleyball from rotator cuff tears to ankl...
Posted on 2018-12-19
Baseball season is coming to an end. For those that feel there were missed opportunities to succeed this season; the key may have been missing out on untapped potential power. The youth athlete seems to focus on general strength building in the wrong manner. When lifting weights and strengh training, one thing not focused enough on is the ability to create rotational power.  During most athletic movements, motion is occuring in multiple planes. These anatomic planes of movement are the tra...
Posted on 2018-09-28
What is Lateral Dominance? Have you ever watched a soccer player or basketball player choosing to control the ball with one side of their body more than the other? This is known as lateral dominance and can play a big part in an athlete's performance such as setting up for a free kick situation in soccer. However, it can also be a hinderance if an athlete cannot use skills on both sides of the body, for example an athlete's inability to perform a cross-over and drive either side towards the hoo...
Posted on 2018-05-23
Every golfer wants to get more distance on their drives. An extra 10-15 yards off the drive makes the next shot that much easier and leads to lower scores. We know that the golf swing and the body are connected. The body swing connection so important that if body is not able to move well, you will not be able fully execute the swing. This will lead you to compensate creatingw more inconsistencies and higher scores. Here are 3 tips to make your body swing the club better and get more distance of...
Posted on 2018-05-18
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