Blog - EQ PHYSIO - Oakville, ON

Shoulder Bursitis Explained

With the fall season already upon us, many of us are starting back up our recreational/competitive sports, finishing up yard work before the winter season, or completing home renovations while the weather is still warm(ish). Often times, many of these activities require repetitive overhead motion of our shoulders. Over time, these repetitive movements can lead […]

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Running Cycle

Have you ever wondered if you are running “correctly”? Is pain limiting your distance, time, or affecting your long term goals when you run? If so, it may be important to look at the different phases in your running cycle to help address these issues. Contrary to popular belief, there is no one way to […]

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The Importance of Mobility and Flexibility in Tennis

With the U.S. Open Tennis Championships starting up this week, it's only fitting to discuss the importance of having good flexibility and mobility as a tennis player in order to play the game at an effective and injury-free level. Below I will discuss a few areas that you might want to focus on to help […]

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Acupuncture helps Neck Pain!

Acupuncture has been practised for centuries in China and surrounding countries for treatment and management of pain. Over the last few decades, there has been a growing amount of research conducted in Asia, North America and Europe in the area of dry needling and acupuncture which involves the use of thin filiform needles applied to […]

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Achilles tendon pain

Female Runner Stretching Achilles Tendon Before Running

What is it the Achilles tendon? The Achilles tendon is the large cord-like structure at the back of the ankle. It is responsible for transferring the muscle forces generated by the calf, which in turn allows you to roll onto the ball of your foot during walking and running. This tendon can withstand tremendous stress […]

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Aquatic exercise benefits

Young and senior people doing aquatic exercise in pool

Aquatic exercise is one of the best ways to take the load off your joints while enjoying a cardio and strength-building workout. Here are some fun facts: did you know that you weigh 50% less when you stand in waist deep water? Did you know you weigh 90% less when you are submerged in water […]

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