Having pain around the outside of your elbow? It’s possible that you might have tennis elbow. What’s that? You don’t play tennis? It’s very common for this to occur even in people who don’t play tennis, or any other sport for that matter. It can be caused by any repetitive movement requiring extension of your wrist. The proper term for this condition is lateral epicondylitis. So what is tennis elbow anyways? Tennis elbow is the inflammation of the tendons on […]
What Are Hip Flexors? Your hip flexors are a muscle group comprised of several muscles that cross the front of the hip. They are engaged when you bring your knee up towards your torso. Although there are numerous muscles that contribute to this movement, the ones shown in anatomy photo below are the main movers. If your hip flexors become injured or irritated, you may experience pain into your groin, top of your thigh, abdomen or even into your back. […]
Back pain is super common, affecting over 80% of Canadians at some point in their life. That’s right, its likely that you will have an episode of back pain at some point in your life. But fear not! Most episodes of back pain do not cause lasting pain or dysfunction, you will be back to good in no time! Back pain can be mild, severe or debilitating. Symptoms may include pain in the back itself or pain that radiates to the […]
What the heck is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis (“PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus”) is one of the most common foot conditions that may cause you heel pain. If you break the word down, the suffix ‘itis’ means inflammation, so plantar fasciitis means inflammation of your plantar fascia. Your plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue (ligament) that starts at the bottom of your heel and connects to the ball of your foot. If this happens to get angry or irritated, it may […]
After years of dreaming, months and months of planning and construction, we have finally arrived at this very important day for Boost Physical Therapy – we are officially open for business! If you need physiotherapy, the staff at Boost Physiotherapy would be happy to get you going in the right direction! Proudly providing physiotherapy to Stony Plain, Spruce Grove and Parkland County.