Tag: knee injury

A person sits at the edge of the pool, dangling their legs over the edge.

How to minimize long-term knee damage and heal faster

If you have pain in your knee either from overuse or through a sudden injury, we can work with you to minimize long-term damage and help you to heal faster. Correcting muscular imbalances and the following tips can prevent further knee problems and keep you moving for life…

A swimmer takes a breath during the front crawl in a pool between lanes.

Nine golden rules for swimming injury prevention

Swimming is awesome. Compared to other sports, swimming has a relatively low risk of injury.

However, the most common body part injured while swimming

Tip #4 – Knee Injury Prevention

Poor movement patterns during sports (e.g. incorrect landings during jumping) greatly increase the risk of…

Tip #3 – Knee Injury Prevention

Protect your joints. If you have any degenerative changes in your knees (e.g. osteoarthritis) Arbutus Physiotherapy can show you how to protect your joints during…

Tip #2 – Knee Injury Prevention

Strengthen your hips. Strengthening your hips and improving core muscle strength will reduce the risk of adversely loading your knee joints. Stretching the muscles that attach into your hips/knees/ankles will also minimize compression of these joints. Arbutus Physiotherapy can show you how.

Tip #1 – Knee Injury Prevention

Most overuse injuries of the knee develop gradually due to…

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