Posts Tagged: injury

Top Six Mindset Tips to Successfully Transform Your Injury and Yourself

September 30, 2019

What constitutes an optimal recovery mindset? Through over 20 years of clinical experience of observing those patients who were able to overcome their pain and injuries, and navigating my own personal experience, I have come to understand the importance of this aspect of, not only recovery, but healing and transformation. It shapes how you experience […]

When Soccer Imitates Life: Diving in Soccer through a Nuanced Lens of Neuroscience

July 11, 2018

In the midst of World Cup fandom, a number of interesting human behaviours come to light—both amidst players and fans. In watching how it all plays out, I have come to notice and try to explain some of the reactions and tactics that I have seen unfold. One of the main issues that tends to […]

Injuries That Won’t Heal

February 09, 2018

Injuries that Won’t Heal – Where is your breaking point? I can speak all to clearly to this one.   There is a fine line between pushing the limits and taking yourself out of the game completely.  For myself, the breaking point was a stress fracture.  I knew something was up, but I thought I could […]

Bodily Connections and the Patterns of Pain

July 21, 2016

  By: Shannon Stoby Nothing that happens in the body happens in isolation. Any injury, illness, or event creates a chain of reactions. Despite the fact that there is a specialist for every organ, system, and body part these days, it is ultimately all connected. Ever sprained your ankle and wound up with a knee […]

“I’ll wear boots instead of high heels” – Heel Pain

August 24, 2015

“I’ll wear boots instead of high heels” – Heel Pain Song Lyrics Courtesy of Tom Waits “Pay Me” By; Dr. Jen Newell.   This morning I woke up with excruciating heel pain and realized how common this is in my practice. I regularly see people complaining of heel pain and wanted to share a few […]

What is Fascia and Why Do I Need Mine Released?

April 13, 2015

An Introduction to Myofascial Release and Physiotherapy at IHI By Shannon Stoby, PT, MScPT Do you have unexplained, seemingly unrelated symptoms? Do you feel unwell, but your test results are ‘normal’? Do you keep having recurrence of the same injury? Have you had an injury or surgery from which you do not feel you have […]

Some like it hot… Or cold?

March 25, 2013

By Dr Livia Chiarelli One of the most common confusions to face patients is whether they should be icing or heating after an injury.  Ice and heat therapy is one of the most common at home self-care strategies that patients use, however, in order to receive the best benefit from your self-treatment it is good […]