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Achilles Tendonitis - How to Lessen Pain and Recover Faster

If you have heel pain or achilles tendonitis or achilles tendon pain, listen in on what to do to help yourself relieve pain and get on the path to recovery.

Achilles Tendonitis Pain and Achilles Bursitis - Do I have it?

Do you have calf pain or achilles tendon pain? Check out our video for information on what might be going on. Call us for an assessment to determine your individual needs.

Top 3 Hamstring Exercises for Soccer Players to Avoid Tightness and Pain

Do you play soccer? Do you have tight hamstrings or recurring hamstring tightness or pain? Listen in for our 3 simple hamstring exercises to help dynamically warm up the hamstring dynamically stretch the hamstring and then passively lengthen your tight muscle after your game or at home.

Do You Have Tight Hamstrings? Hip or Back Tightness? Try Our Home Exercise to Help

Do you have tight hamstrings? This is common and can lead to lower back pain, hip pain and poor sports performance. Watch our video for a simple home exercise to stretch your hamstrings as well as the inner thigh and lateral hip.

Hip Pain, Hip Strengthening, Hip Stability

Do you want to be stronger to hike walk or run? Try our simple glute strengthening exercise to help you control movement better. No equipment required!

Do you like to walk hike or run? How about snowshoe?

Controlling your hip and pelvis position is important to be strong and avoid injury. Try our simple strengthening exercise at home to improve your strength and stability and run or walk with more ease.

Are you wanting to run or ski with more control and strength? Wanna carve the slopes with more ease? Try our easy strengthening exercise. Simple to do at home. This will help you be stronger and move better.

Do you need stronger legs and hips? Do you want to be able to ski or run longer with better endurance, form and less fatigue? Try our simple wall squat with band around the knees to help strengthen the quads and gluts, abs, core.

Are you starting a new running program? Want to improve strength and stability for running? Try out simple runners drill for hip and pelvic stability with core activation. Alternating legs with bridging. This will help you be more stable and stronger with running and more efficient.

Do you have weak or tight hips? Try our lateral side stepping exercise for glut strengthening.  This simple exercise is a great progression on the squat technique and has great application to better performance in sport and other functional activities.

Do you want stronger hips to be able to walk and run faster and more efficiently?  Help lessen the chance of lower back pain or hip pain? Try our simple home exercise for glute medius strengthening with a functional squat.  It will help get you stronger and back to what you love doing.

Do you have weak hips?  You you have hip pain or tightness with walking, running or basic activities of the day? Listen in and try out simple hip strengthening exercise that you can do at home easily.  Your hips will get stronger and make your physical activities much easier with less pain and tightness in time.

Do you have tight hips? Chronic hip pain or soreness? Often there are imbalances in the strength and tightness of the muscles around the hip. Try our simple hip strengthening exercise for balancing the hip - strengthening the internal rotators and opening up the buttock region. This will help you feel better and your hips be more open and relaxed and more balanced.

Hip Flexor or Thigh Tightness?

How do I release hip flexor tightness? How do I loosen up my hip flexor? Quads? Learn how to release and stretch to stay pain free with Rick Hayden and try out his tips with a foam roller and stretch.

Hip Pain and Labral Tears Of The Hip

Some of the most common locations of pain in the hip can be in front of the hip or kind of in the groin, we'll sometimes call that the groin, in the lateral hip or the side of the hip or the buttock area of the hip.

Hip Stability Exercise 1 - Gluteus Medius Clamshells

Here is a beginner exercise for strengthening your gluteus medius muscles. This is one of the main muscles that helps to stabilize the hips for better transfer of weight for weight bearing sports or activities, such as walking, running, and soccer.

Strengthen Your Hips Using Gluteus Medius Leg Lifts

In this video we’re going to show you a strengthening exercise for the Gluteus Medius muscle.

Today I’m just teaching an exercise to strengthen the outside of her hips, specifically the muscles that help turn out the hip.

Hip Strengthening - Hip Adduction or Groin Strengthening

Hip strength is important to avoid injury and hip pain, lower back pain, groin pain and knee pain. Try out simple hip adduction exercise to help strengthen your groin and hip area!

Do You Have Hip Pain? Pinching at the Front of Your Hip? Try Our Simple Home Remedy

Do you have pain? Pinching in the front of your hip when you sit down or squat? Usually this is from impingement at the front of the hip joint. Watch our video and try our simple home exercise to help open up your hip joint and reduce pain and pinching.

Leg Strengthening

This single leg bridge is great for getting back to running or walking activities.

Hamstring Strengthening with Exercise Ball

Here is an exercise to strengthen your hamstrings with a big exercise ball you can use at home. Helps to reduce knee pain, hip pain and lower back pain.


Hi everyone,  this is Steven from Body Works Sports Physio here today to talk to you a little bit about balance, as it is something that can be affected as we get older and puts ourselves at risk of falls. So it’s something we want to make sure that we’re keeping in check and we’re continuing to work on here.

Do you want to perform better and avoid injury with sport or activity? Better balance reactions can help. Try our simple balance progression in tandem stand to help improve your balance reactions, which will untimely help your performance and lessen chance of injury or falls.