Optimize your spine

Whether you’re a CrossFit athlete throwing 250 lbs over your head or picking up your infant child from the crib, you need healthy movement and mobility in your spine. One of the first places we start in the clinic when we want to optimize your spine’s function is core activation. We also factor in glute

By Optimize Physiotherapy
June 13, 2024

9 Strength Building Exercises For Runners

Have you been thinking about taking up running? Are you dreaming about zipping through the Edmonton River Valley, taking in all the gorgeous scenery while getting into great physical shape? What better way to spend a sunny day than that! Running is one of the most popular activities, likely because of its simplicity and accessibility.

By Optimize Physiotherapy
May 8, 2024

Get Golf Season Ready

Optimize Physiotherapy Pre-Season Golf Tips Golf Season is right around the corner, and if you’re like us, you’re counting down the days until you can step onto the course. You’re itching to dust off your clubs and finally tee off again.  However, before diving headfirst into the game, it’s important to take a moment to

By Optimize Physiotherapy
April 9, 2024

How Concussion Rehab Improves Safety and Efficiency to Return to Sport

After an injury, athletes often come into the clinic to recover from the sprain, strain, or break. While getting you back to peak performance is our goal, Concussion Assessment and Treatment are other aspects of recovery we often look at.

By Optimize Physiotherapy
February 15, 2024

Breaking Down the Deadlift

In general, the goal of weightlifting is to set the body in a strong position and then maintain that position while moving the weight. This concept comes into practice when doing a deadlift. Deadlifting can feel scary due to old misconceptions and poor training methodology. By breaking down the actual movement and learning how to

By Optimize Physiotherapy
October 17, 2022

Chiropractic at Optimize

Chiropractors are musculoskeletal experts who focus on the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of joint and soft tissue disorders of the body. Our goal is to help individuals become free of pain, improve their mobility, and live healthier and happier lives. To become a chiropractor, it takes at least 7 years of schooling (who knew!) and

By Optimize Physiotherapy
May 16, 2022

Fascia.

More likely than not, you’ve heard this word being thrown around if you’ve seen a physiotherapist, massage therapist, osteopath, or any natural health practitioner.  So, do you know what fascia is and how influential it is to our everyday life? What is fascia and why is it so important?  Fascia is a connective tissue that connects

By Optimize Physiotherapy
January 1, 2022