Welcome to our blog. Here we share educational segments, clinic news, articles and anything else we think will interest you. Through knowledge, inspiration and humour, we aspire to help you move well, live well and make the best of your life. Read on:


One Aim Ride the Rim Event

Posted on: July 29th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

On June 24 and 25, 2016 riders from the One Aim Cycling Club persisted through incredibly inclement weather to ride their bikes for 24 hours. Their goal was to raise funds for the Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer in August. The route was 8km loops through the Parkland neighborhood in southeast Calgary. Movement Sports Clinic […]

Put Your Butt Back to Work

Posted on: July 15th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

TIME TO REVERSE THE EFFECTS OF GLUTEAL AMNESIA – by LOUISE TAYLOR AND TYSON PLESUK We all have muscles that tend to be weak or inhibited and those that tend to be tight and overactive. Postural habits and the impact of gravity can be primary reasons for these patterns to occur, but injury, inactivity and pain can also […]

Team Mito and Movement Sports Clinic – Proud Partners in Support of MitoCanada!

Posted on: June 17th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Event details, photos, videos and more! Movement Sports Clinic therapists were proud to provide support to the Team Mito Canada runners over their 24-hour quest at the Calgary Marathon Expo for six Guinness World treadmill records. The event occurred from 4pm on May 28 to 4pm on May 29th, 2016 at the Calgary Marathon Expo. […]

Physiotherapy Running Assessment

Posted on: June 3rd, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Find out what to expect during a Physiotherapy Running Assessment For a physiotherapist, the primary objective in performing a running assessment is to address injury issues. Sometimes, despite appropriate rest and good treatment, running injuries can be quite persistent. It is our goal to determine causative factors, create an intervention strategy and formulate a return […]

Runner Resistance Exercises

Posted on: May 4th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Mini Band Work Out The mini band is an easy to use and portable tool for resistance and mobility training. For runners, activating muscles in different planes of motion can help resolve typical muscle imbalances. Working muscles and joints through full range of motion is also healthier than just relying on the mobility created from […]

Six Ways to Use a Slastix Toner Band

Posted on: April 12th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

with Louise Taylor Resistance exercises are important for the health and function of muscles, connective tissues and bones. Loading our body in a progressive manner promotes cellular remodeling that leads to stronger muscles and more reinforced supporting tissues like the bones and ligaments. Sport cords are easy to use, portable and offer an unlimited amount […]

Use of Silicone Cups for Self-Myofascial Release

Posted on: April 1st, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic 1 Comment

by Louise Taylor Silicone Cups Silicone cups can help improve circulation, release fascia and relax muscles. Select the size of cup that best matches the size of the area you want to release. Choose a larger cup for an area like the thigh and back and smaller one for the forearm or foot. Apply light […]

What is Myofascial Cupping?

Posted on: March 16th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

BY ROBIN ADAIR, RMT What is Myofascial Cupping? It is a direct focus on the Fascial system, with the intent to have a soft tissue change and release, with a person going from dis-function to function. It is a hybrid between traditional cupping and myofascial release. There is compression from the rims of the cups, […]

The Hip ­- A review of hip mechanics, functional movement patterns and treatment

Posted on: February 26th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Health and Fitness Consultants Meet Up With Louise Taylor and Tyson Plesuk An evening of education, massage and pizza! On Wednesday February 3rd we brought a group of Calgary health and fitness professionals together to discuss the hip and its relationship to injury and athletic function. Mount Royal University students attended to give free table […]

Give Stability a ‘Tri’

Posted on: February 11th, 2016 by Movement Sports Clinic No Comments

Our joints need to have good mobility to allow us to move, but they also need stability to hold them together under load. For each individual doing a given sport, there is an optimum balance of mobility and stability. Triathletes need to manage the combined movement requirements of three sports.


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