Preventing and Treating Lower Leg Injuries

Posted by | 28-04-2016
For many of us, the return of warmer weather means a return to outdoor sports. Unfortunately, this also means an increase in lower leg injuries such as Plantar Fasciitis and Achilles Tendinitis. These injuries occur when normal tissue is repetitively exposed to abnormal stress. This stress disrupts the tissue making it weaker such that even normal stress will result in continued injury. In the following video, Dr. Jason Lemieux of Physiomed Oakville demonstrates various tests and exercises you can use to help localize, recover from and even avoid a lower leg injury:  
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Dr. Scott Wilson is the Founder & Chairman of Physiomed; one of Canada’s largest franchised networks of inter-disciplinary healthcare clinics. A graduate of Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Dr. Wilson founded Physiomed in 1994 and has since grown Physiomed to over 30 clinics in Southern Ontario and British Columbia. With hundreds of practitioners from over a dozen disciplines, Dr. Wilson and Physiomed have helped over 100,000 Canadians with physiotherapy, chiropractic, massage therapy, orthotic therapy, compression therapy and clinical conditioning as part of a program of rehabilitation and health optimization. In addition to helping patients improve their physical and mental well-being, Dr. Wilson has also mentored hundreds of practitioners to provide better care while enjoying more fulfilling careers. He is also a keynote speaker on many health related topics including how physiotherapy, chiropractic and health & wellness treatment can help with stress, weight loss, and unlocking the true potential within to achieve lasting physical well-being.