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Operation Esperanza

For the past 7 years I have had the pleasure of serving on a medical mission to Ecuador; Operation Esperanza (Operation hope). Every year I am part of a large team of… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2017/08/operation-esperanza/

IMS: Intramuscular Stimulation

What is IMS? Intramuscular Stimulation: (based on the GUNN theory of IMS) Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is a total system for the diagnosis and treatment of myofascial pain… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/07/ims-intramuscular-stimulation/

Baseline Testing for Concussion; a good idea for your young athlete

Can we manage concussions before they occur??! Sounds strange, but in doing a baseline test before a concussion occurs, we may be better able to manage and re-asses if one happens… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2016/03/baseline-testing-concussion-good-idea-your-young-athlete/

Why Do We Need Sleep to Heal?

Suffering from an injury or illness? think about getting more sleep. Competitive athlete?.. … think of getting more sleep…. We spend a lot of time and energy on our fitness and… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/09/why-do-we-need-sleep-heal/

Diagnostic Imaging

Do I need an X-ray, an Ultrasound, a CAT Scan or an MRI? Does the information found on a test really correlate with your pain, and are they necessary for every painful condition?… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/09/diagnostic-imaging/

Core Strength?

Why do we train it? Why do we need it? What athletes and runners should know?   Your always hear the buzz words "I need to work on my core!" But what exactly is the core… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/08/core-strength/

Mechanical Stress and Injury

Are you giving your body time to adapt?  Many or most overuse injuries can be avoided by considering and planning time for adaptation of your body to the demands of the training… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2015/06/mechanical-stress-and-injury/

Running Shoes

Looking to buy new running shoes and don't know where to start?  Especially if you are new to the running world, and simply want to start a jogging program... where do you begin?… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/09/running-shoes/

ACL Injuries

Is your daughter a competitive soccer player?  Does she experience occasional knee pain or does she walk or run slightly knock kneed as she is growing? Knee injuries are common… https://www.activephysioworks.com/blog/2014/03/acl-injuries/

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