WHAT to DO in SHOULDER SEASON

WHAT to DO in SHOULDER SEASON

WHAT to DO in SHOULDER SEASON To say that this winter has been long in Kelowna is a gross understatement. As the mounds of snow and ice are gradually melting and most of us have hung up our skis we are officially in shoulder season. It is too soon to get on the bikes,...
Dynamic Warm-Up for COLD Running

Dynamic Warm-Up for COLD Running

Dynamic Warm-up for COLD Running A proper warm-up should always be a part of your exercise plan. But this is even more true when preparing for a run in colder weather. Dynamic stretching will better prepare your body and decrease the likelihood of sustaining...
Jumpers Knee

Jumpers Knee

Have you ever wondered why many basketball and volleyball players wear thin colourful straps just below their knees? These braces are often used in cases of patellar tendinopathy, also known as “Jumper’s Knee,” to assist in alleviating symptoms. The tendon of the...
How Do I Identify a Concussion?

How Do I Identify a Concussion?

How do you identify a concussion? The most common signs and symptoms of concussion are: Headache feeling like in a fog emotional instability loss of consciousness amnesia, trouble balancing irritability slowed reaction times drowsiness This is not an exhaustive list,...
Concussion resolution and awareness  – Part 2 of 3

Concussion resolution and awareness – Part 2 of 3

Want to know more about Concussion? Welcome to the second part of our three-part series on concussion. If you missed the first part I highly recommend checking that out first – Concussion – What? Who? When? Why? How?   When does Concussion resolve?...
Concussion What? Who? When? Why? How? – Part 1 of 3

Concussion What? Who? When? Why? How? – Part 1 of 3

What is concussion? Concussion is defined as a diffuse injury to the brain. It can occur from a direct blow to the head, neck, face OR impact to another part of the body, which causes transmission of impulsive force to the head.1 The definition of concussion is...