Author: MacPhysio

Nordic pole walking was created in Finland as a way for cross country skiers to train during the summer. Since then it has developed as an activity in its own right with many scientifically proven health and fitness benefits. So what is so great about...

Part 2: Strengthening Program This running strengthening program is a compilation of the top 5 of our favourite exercises to prepare you for your running season. They are simple, quick and require no equipment. They also assume that at the moment you are injury free! Below our Top 5...

Part 1: Why do a Preseason Strengthening and Stretching Program??   If, like me, you are a fair weather runner, it's time to get ready for your next outdoor running season! It's time to strap on the runners and just go right? Not so fast. If you want...

The question of whether to heat or ice is one we as physiotherapists get frequently. And the answer for the most part is actually quite simple. Despite much discussion about the theory of both heat and ice either increasing or decreasing inflammation, bloodflow etc., there is...

For your convenience Maclean Sport Physiotherapy can now bill your insurance company directly!! Check out the list of  insurance providers we now offer direct billing for: Chambers of Commerce Group Insurance CINUP Cowan Insurance Group Desjardins First Canadian Protection Products Great-West Life iA Financial Group Johnston Group Sun Life Financial Manulife Johnson Maximum Benefit Let us know if...

Top 9 nuggets from Physio Congress 2018 I spent last weekend at the Canadian Physiotherapy Congress in Montreal and was profoundly influenced by some of the things I learned. Here are the top 9 nuggets of information I learned: One of the top reasons people start a...

Another great season of CompuTrainer is coming to an end in the next couple of weeks. We hope our sessions have gotten all of our riders ready for the roads and racing. This year was the first season inside of our new unit and proved...