Sufferers of knee pain know that nothing can kill your optimism for a recovery faster than a diagnosis of Osteoarthritis (OA). Osteoarthritis is often seen as a kind of death sentence for joints. Many people believe that if you have OA your pain will never improve and will only get worse until a joint replacement […]
Treating Hamstring Tears With Action Sports Clinic What is it? Hamstring Tears The hamstrings are a large group of muscles found at the back of the thigh. The primary role of these muscles is to bend the knee and collectively, these muscles are some of the strongest in the body. Despite their strength, the […]
Ankle Sprains Treatment with Action Sports Clinic What is it? Ankle Sprains Almost everyone has twisted their ankle at some time in their life; In fact, ankle sprains are one of the most common reasons for people to visit an emergency department. Technically an ankle sprain has occurred when an ankle twists, causing damage to […]
Where is Your Pain Really Coming From? Referred Pain – Have you ever been to see a physiotherapist for pain in one part of your body and when they treated you, they focused on a completely different area? While this can be a strange experience, it can be even more puzzling when the treatment actually […]
Action Sports Clinic – Femoroacetabular Impingement (FAI) What is Femoroacetabular Impingement? When the two surfaces of the hip joint move over each other, they usually move freely without any friction. If there is an alteration to either the socket part of the joint (the acetabulum) or the ball (the head of the femur), irritation may occur […]
Action Sports Clinic – Physiotherapy Many people know the value that physiotherapy brings to their life and some have even been visiting their physiotherapist since childhood. However, for those who have never been to see a physiotherapist before, there can be a question mark over exactly what it is that physiotherapists do. In fact, this […]
What is it? Patella Dislocation: The knee joint is composed of the thigh bone, (femur) and leg bone (tibia) and a small floating bone at the front, commonly known as the kneecap (patella). The interaction between these bones allows for smooth movement of the knee as it bends and straightens. During movement, the kneecap sits […]
Please join Dr. Shawn Rennick in officially welcoming Darra Bennet to Action Sports Clinic. Darra brings a wealth of knowledge and skills to our team at Action Sports Clinic. Click Here to read his bio and to see why we are both proud and excited to have him on staff.