hip + Knee blog

Here at Defy Sports Performance & Physiotherapy, we want to be up to date on anything that can empower our clients to perform at their highest level. There seems to be new products and influencers constantly circulating social media with bold statements about the best exercise or recovery tool. They

Do you still use ice after an injury? STOP.  Do you still follow R.I.C.E. (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation)? STOP. Now that we have your attention, let us explain why ice should not be used every time you have an injury. After an injury, the body has a process it goes

Here at Defy Sports Performance and Physiotherapy, we want to be up to date on anything that can help empower our clients to perform at their highest level. There seems to be new products and influencers constantly circulating social media with bold claims discussing the best exercise or recovery tool.

Are you a former competitive athlete?  Those of us who competed in high level sports when we were younger are often left with a bit of a void in adulthood. There’s running, cycling, intramurals or even CrossFit. But whatever activity you choose, there are often disconnects between what our minds

ACL injury has been a highly researched and discussed topic for years in the rehab world. Studies have looked at predisposing factors, rehabilitation protocols, length of time before return to sport, and much more. As a female who spent countless hours on the soccer field, I have a special interest

If you have ever spent any time with toddlers or young children, you will in no way question that kids are squatting champions! They can sit in a deep squat position while zooming cars around a track or caring for their doll. Then, without a bat of their eye, they

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