Knee Pain Vancouver

What is PFPS – Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome By Brooke MacGillivery, Physiotherapist Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, commonly referred to as PFPS, is a syndrome characterized by diffuse pain/discomfort surrounding the knee cap. The pain can vary in intensity, location, and duration, and will commonly present after repetitive activities such as running, squatting, or cycling. Why does PFPS Read More…

Tennis Elbow – Vancouver

By Lindsay Farr, Physiotherapist Lateral epicondylalgia (LE), more commonly referred to as tennis elbow, refers to pain on the outer side of your elbow. This pain is usually worsened with gripping and repetitive activities such as typing, mousing, lifting objects with an outstretched arm, and opening doors. It is typically considered a tendinopathy of the Read More…

Why do my knees hurt when I run?

    By Brooke MacGillavery, MPT, BSc, CAFCI, CSCS Ever wonder why your knees hurt when you run? Or why you can’t quite achieve a perfect lotus position in yoga? As a physiotherapist, I will assess your posture and overall mechanics to determine what can be done to eliminate pain and improve your daily life.  Read More…