Category Archives : Sports Massage

23
Jul

Patellofemoral Syndrome, “Runner’s Knee”

By: Backs in Action

Causes, Symptoms & Treatment of Runner’s Knee Pain What is Patellofemoral Syndrome? Patellofemoral Syndrome: Pain in the front of the knee Pain is localized around the kneecap Also known as […]

15
Apr

Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome

By: Backs in Action

Understanding Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome What is Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome? Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome is an exercise induced muscle and nerve condition that causes pain, swelling and sometimes disability […]

24
Mar

Are you starting to train for a Marathon?

By: Backs in Action

Maximizing the Benefits of Running With the Vancouver Sun Run and various other marathons coming up, many people are starting or have started their training. Are you looking into joining the […]

17
Mar

Contrast Bath Therapy

By: Backs in Action

Contrast Bath Therapy What do you think of when you hear the word bath? Is it a tub full of bubbles? A relaxing experience? At Backs in Action we recommend our […]

10
Mar

Should I Use Ice or Heat?

By: Backs in Action

Ice vs Heat: Sports Injury Treatment If you’ve ever worked out, run long distances, weight trained, and played sports your have probably experienced muscle soreness and/or injury. Many people deal […]

21
Jan

The 4 Best Exercises to Get in Shape and Prevent Injuries (Part Two)

By: Backs in Action

Getting in Shape and Preventing Injuries (Part 2) Our Resident Commercial Drive Chiropractor, Dr. Farrah Jiwa, believes that some of the best physical activities for your body don’t require the gym! […]

15
Jan

Enhance the Effects of Your Treatment?

By: Backs in Action

Using Biofreeze in Chiropractic and Massage Therapy At Backs in Action one of the tools we provide our patients to enhance the effects of Chiropractic and Massage Therapy is Biofreeze! What […]

14
Aug

Achilles Tendonitis Symptoms and Treatment

By: Backs in Action

Achilles Tendonitis Achilles Tendon: Connects the calf muscles (gastrocnemius and soleus) to the heel bone Largest tendon in the body Achilles Tendonitis: inflammation of the Achilles Tendon and microtears in […]

15
Jul

Stretching for your Golf Game, Part II

By: Backs in Action

Vancouver Sports Massage: Stretching for Golf Back Pain, Part II As summer approaches the golf season is in full swing! To make sure your muscles are limber and ready for your […]

8
Jul

Chiropractic for a Better Golf Game: Stretches for Golf

By: Backs in Action

Vancouver Sports Chiropractic: Chiropractic Treatment for Golf Back Pain Twisted postures, bent-over stances and swings that generate a great deal of torque repeated over 3-4 hours are a recipe for […]

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