The Rotator Cuff – What is it?

Shoulder Anatomy The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that make up part of your shoulder (see Figure 1). These muscles each attach to the shoulder blade (scapula) at one end, and the top of the arm (humerus) at the other. Three of these muscles (supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor) are located at the back Read more about The Rotator Cuff – What is it?[…]

Carrying Objects – One Hand or Two?

Infographic – Carrying Objects   People often wonder what kind of daily activities could impact them long-term — and the simple answer to that type of questions is: all of them. Here is an example of something to that effect. Carrying objects is an extremely common activity. We pick things up, we put them down. Read more about Carrying Objects – One Hand or Two?[…]

Snow Shovelling

Your least favourite, most Canadian activity Now that we’ve had (in the GTA) our first significant brush with winter weather, it’s time to reflect and ask the big question: did you miss it? For most, shovelling snow is nowhere near the top of people’s favourite winter activities, and yet it’s something that almost everybody does. And despite Read more about Snow Shovelling[…]

Pt Q’s: Importance of Movement

Q: Why do you keep stressing the need to move around so often?  Why Movement is Important to Keep your Joints Healthy Movement is important — or as might be better understood, a lack of movement is potentially harmful. This is the foundation for concepts like “Sitting is the new smoking”, “Motion is Lotion“, and the “Move Read more about Pt Q’s: Importance of Movement[…]