Balance uses visual, vestibular, and somatosensory (proprioception mainly) systems to maintain a line of gravity from a base of support, minimizing lateral sway from that equilibrium. Balance, an often over-looked component of fitness, is a skill that can be tested and improved in a range of ways. One such way that we advocate for is using an unstable surface or specially-designed tool, like the Strongboard Balance Board
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The largest joint in the human body, it is a hinge joint of the lower extremities that allows flexion, extension, and slight internal/external rotation. Stresses of the knee include weight-bearing, extension-locking, and impacts, twists, and turns.
Exercise is crucial for the management and slowing the progression of knee osteoarthritis, check out the article below to learn more about what type of exercise is the most beneficial and how a physiotherapist or kinesiologist can help you manage your osteoarthritis.
This article explains what exactly is knee osteoarthritis, the causes, symptoms and how knee osteoarthritis can be managed.
Now that running season is kicking off, check out this post to learn more about our individual running assessment. If you want to start running, or learn to run better, check it out!
Patellofemoral syndrome is a broad term to describe pain around the anterior patella (kneecap) where your patella meets with your thigh bone (femur). Read more, to learn about the causes, symptoms and treatment of patellofemoral syndrome