At Expert Physio, we are constantly learning.  Here are some excellent resources we found for you! As always, don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about these blogs.


Burnaby Hand Therapy

May 12th, 2020

HAND CARE GIVE YOUR HANDS A BREAK If you have pain during an activity, stop the activity. Pain is one of thebest ways your body has of letting you know that you are causingtissue damage. So listen to and respect your pain. Protect the small joints of your hands and avoid carrying severalplastic grocery bags… Read more »

CCMI Concussion Services

July 18th, 2018

Expert Physio – 8 Rinks is a proud clinic of the Complete Concussion Management Inc.™ (CCMI) Partnership Program – a network of clinics around the world offering evidence-based concussion care. From initial pre-season baseline testing to concussion treatment and rehabilitation, as partnered CCMI practitioners, we collaborate with primary care physicians to co-manage concussions, helping patients… Read more »

Running into problems: plantar fasciitis, or jogger’s heel

April 5th, 2016

Originally posted at: on 22nd July 2014 This is the third in the series of injury blogs – after shin splints and ITB friction syndrome – and it tackles something that can be resistant to treatment, particularly if it is not caught early.   So what is plantar fasciitis? The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that… Read more »

Physical Therapy Is Vital to Joint Injury Treatment

March 8th, 2016

Remember those song lyrics “The knee bone’s connected to the thigh bone, the thigh bone’s connected to the hip bone”? It’s actually a good anatomical reminder about the importance of seeing an injured or arthritic joint as part of your whole body and not something to be treated in isolation. If you are limping or… Read more »

Minimal exercise can counteract sedentary lifestyle

February 23rd, 2016

Originally posted 30th March 2015 at Sitting is the new smoking. I hope you were standing for that. As a researcher in the rehabilitation sciences, I applaud the sentiment behind this catchphrase, radical as it may seem. Our culture has long underestimated the dangers of sedentary living. Until now, most of us thought we could… Read more »

Preventing Golf Injuries

February 9th, 2016

With the fantastic weather we saw this long weekend, especially on BC Family Day Monday, a lot of our clients are now looking forward to the Spring to tee off their Golf Season. This week’s blog post is a YouTube video presented by Amy Fahlman of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association. Amy walks us through some… Read more »

6 ways physiotherapy can relieve aches and pains

January 5th, 2016

Originally posted 2009 at Many people lump physiotherapy into the same category as less proven “alternative treatments” and it’s often confused with massage or chiropractic therapy. But physiotherapy is different. Could it work for you? It was the prospect of being forced to give up cooking that made me try physiotherapy. My hands and wrists… Read more »

Do I need to stretch before exercising?

December 15th, 2015

  Originally posted on June 30, 2015 at From weekend warriors to elite athletes, stretching before exercise is a common practice, but new research has cast doubt on its effectiveness. Research suggests that stretching before exercise is unlikely to reduce your risk of injury, improve your performance or prevent sore muscles. However, there’s no evidence… Read more »

How much you should(n’t) sit at work

December 1st, 2015

Originally posted on June 26, 2015 at By now it’s likely that you’ve heard at least one news story telling you that “your chair is killing you” or that “sitting is the new smoking.” This has likely made you very concerned, very confused, or both. Well, we’ve known for a long time that moving more… Read more »

Are You in Pain

November 17th, 2015

Originally posted on April 30, 2014 at Pain can be a warning sign that something is wrong; for example, when you sprain your ankle, or when your back hurts after shoveling snow. MSK, or musculoskeletal pain includes neck, joint, limb, low back, bone, and chronic widespread pain. Acute pain is temporary pain caused by injury…. Read more »