• What Are Rehab Products

    There are numerous products that can help with rehab if you are injured or pushing your body to the limits. Its important top get the right equipment for your particular need.

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    Jackson Sayers, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), discusses Lower Back Exercises
    Jackson Sayers, B.Sc. (Kinesiology), discusses Lower Back Exercises
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    Mr. Jackson Sayers, personal trainer, discusses using an exercise stick for flexibility.
    Mr. Jackson Sayers, personal trainer, discusses using an exercise stick for flexibility.
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    Behnad Honarbakhsh, MPT, BHK, CSCS, CAFCI, D.O.(c), discusses the benefits of exercise bands.
    Behnad Honarbakhsh, MPT, BHK, CSCS, CAFCI, D.O.(c), discusses the benefits of exercise bands.
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    Behnad Honarbakhsh, MPT, BHK, CSCS, CAFCI, D.O.(c), discusses benefits of foot rollers.
    Behnad Honarbakhsh, MPT, BHK, CSCS, CAFCI, D.O.(c), discusses benefits of foot rollers.
  • Home Equipment - Foam Roller

    There’s a lot of tools that we have access to now that can take rehab from the clinical setting to a person’s home. And one of the tools that I frequently use is a simple foam roller, now these come in different lengths. This just happens to be a smaller version, and you can use these foam rollers for just simple stretching, or soft tissue work, where you kind of roll different muscles on to to get rid of tender spots, tight bands and get the elasticity and suppleness back into your muscle.

                                

    Often seeing a local family physician or a physiotherapist in conjunction with a registered dietitian and athletic therapist is a great option to take control of this condition. Smart Food Now and exercise is also optimal for overall health. They’re inexpensive to purchase, and they don’t take a lot of room. So this is one of the tools that I frequently use with clients when I want them to reproduce what we do in the clinic. Presenter: Mr. Behnad Honarbakhsh, Physiotherapist, Vancouver, BC

    Now Health Network Local Practitioners: Local Athletic Therapist

  • A Standing Squat with Tubing

    For more advanced motion, you simply combine the two together. That way you’re activating both the upper and the lower at the same time. Simply when you get into your squat position, you go back and you pull the coat tubing down with you.  A local chiropractor may work with your local massage therapist and your local physiotherapist to create the best health or rehabilitation plan for your situation.

    You come back up, you bring it up, you come back down, you bring the tubing with you. So you’re getting a contraction on both sides of the muscle group, both the lower and the upper are being activated. This is a very effective exercise for both strengthening the upper lats and the gluteal muscles in the low back. Repetitions are 15 to 20. Do it nice and slow and keep a concentration on being very much centered in your body and going at a very steady pace. Presenter: Mr. Jackson Sayers, Kinesiologist, Vancouver, BC

    Now Health Network Local Practitioners: Local Physiotherapist

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