• Groin Strains

    By Courtney Hypes | Resources

    Download and print the injury report form here.   Overview Groin (or adductor muscle) strains are another unfortunate and frustrating soccer injury, accounting for 10-18% of all soccer injuries. This is because of the significant number of forceful side-to-side push-offs, cutting and lateral movements involved in soccer. Adductor strains can also occur when a player…

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  • Hamstring Injuries

    By Courtney Hypes | Resources

    Download and print the injury report form here.   Overview: Hamstring strains make up a substantial percentage (10-23%) of acute injuries in soccer and can result in a lot of missed time from sport. On average, players will miss 8-25 days of sport after injuring their hamstring, depending on the severity of their strain. What’s…

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  • Going for a run can be an intimidating prospect in the best of weather. Living in Canada, we are obviously faced with at least a few months of “less than ideal” outdoor running conditions. In this article I am going to discuss running safely and effectively in the winter months. First we are going to…

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  • Help control inflammation through your diet. Face it: training is hard on the body with all that pounding our muscles, joints and ligaments face a lot of stress. Too much stress leads to inflammation in the body, which over time can lead to injury. Add anti-inflammatory foods to your diet daily, such as ginger, turmeric,…

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  • I am a cardio junkie. I will gladly run for hours at a time, and I truly believe that there is no better way to start a day than a sunrise run along my favourite path. I also have a tendency to avoid strength training at all costs. I am also a physiotherapist who is…

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