Monthly Archives: January 2018

BIM goes Sailing!

In the spirit of Christmas, better late than never ūüôā ,we took a break from the office and hit the seas today. It was a grand time of bonding, swimming, snorkeling and great food! ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† Major thanks to the crew of Cool Runnings and captain Eddie for a fantastic tour!  In the spirit of Christmas, better late than never :) ,we took a break from the office and hit the seas today. It was a grand time of bonding, swimming, snorkeling and great food! ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†¬† Major thanks to the crew of Cool Runnings and captain Eddie for a fantastic tour!  

Text Neck Syndrome

Text neck is the term used to describe the neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone, tablet, or other wireless devices too frequently and for too long. Symptoms include: Stiff neck: soreness and difficulty in moving the neck Pain Radiating pain: there can often be radiation of pain into the shoulders and arms. Muscular weakness Headaches In addition to these common symptoms there can also be: Flattening of thoracic kyphosis Early onset arthritis Spinal degeneration Disc compression Loss of lung Read More +Text neck is the term used to describe the neck pain and damage sustained from looking down at your cell phone, tablet, or other wireless devices too frequently and for too long. Symptoms include: Stiff neck: soreness and difficulty in moving the neck Pain Radiating pain: there can often be radiation of pain into the shoulders and arms. Muscular weakness Headaches In addition to these common symptoms there can also be: Flattening of thoracic kyphosis Early onset arthritis Spinal degeneration Disc compression Loss of lung Read More +

Is It Safe to Squat Deep?

Squatting past 90 degrees is bad for your knees right?? For the large majority of people, this is completely FALSE. Let’s take a look at each structure: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Forces on the ACL actually peak at partial squat depths and then reduce as squat depth increases and compressive forces increase to reduce shear force on the ACL. So in essence squatting >90 degrees is¬† safe for your ACL.   What about the meniscus and the patellofemoral joint (PFJ- joint between your knee cap Read More +Squatting past 90 degrees is bad for your knees right?? For the large majority of people, this is completely FALSE. Let's take a look at each structure: Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). Forces on the ACL actually peak at partial squat depths and then reduce as squat depth increases and compressive forces increase to reduce shear force on the ACL. So in essence squatting >90 degrees is¬† safe for your ACL.   What about the meniscus and the patellofemoral joint (PFJ- joint between your knee cap Read More +

Happy New Year!!!

On behalf of the management and staff of Back Into Motion Physiotherapy clinic, we would like to wish EVERYONE  a  soul-filling and Happy New Year. Reflecting on this past year, we have encountered some loss, tremendous  gain and so much learned, but may we use these experiences and life lessons taught to only become a better version of ourselves and make 2018 the best year yet! May you achieve all the desires of your heart this year, may you be prosperous, successful, healthy and most Read More +On behalf of the management and staff of Back Into Motion Physiotherapy clinic, we would like to wish EVERYONE  a  soul-filling and Happy New Year. Reflecting on this past year, we have encountered some loss, tremendous  gain and so much learned, but may we use these experiences and life lessons taught to only become a better version of ourselves and make 2018 the best year yet! May you achieve all the desires of your heart this year, may you be prosperous, successful, healthy and most Read More +