How I Ended Up in Figure Skating; and Loving Every Minute

    by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist      I’m going to preface this blog by saying that I’m “a football guy”.  I played university ball. I coached at the rep varsityRead More…

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But what about the Children?! – The FIFA 11+ for Kids

Written by: Nadia Colavecchio   As we know from our last blog  – The Fifa 11+- What’s all the Buzz About? – the FIFA 11+ is an injury prevention programme that has been shown to increase performance in essential soccer skills such as agility, balance and strength. That being said, this original programme was tailored to playersRead More…

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Chiropractic Care: Out With The Old; In With The New

  By: Dr. Patti Farrell, BA (Hons), DC ART Provider Medical Acupuncture Provider   What is Chiropractic? Chiropractic is one of the largest primary care professions in Ontario. The word ‘chiropractic’ comes from the Greek words ‘cheir’ and ‘praktos’, which translates to ‘Done by Hand’.  It is an evidence-based, non-invasive, hands-on health care discipline thatRead More…

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Preserve Your Rhythms to Improve Your Performance

by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist   March 16th 2018, marked the 11th World Sleep Day. This year’s slogan was “Join the Sleep World, Preserve Your Rhythms to Enjoy Life”, and it servesRead More…

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Low Back Pain: A Global Pandemic

by Pat Stanziano, MPT, Hons BSc Kin   Reg. Sport Physiotherapist (Dip SPC, IFSPT) Cert. McKenzie MDT Practitioner (MIC) Cert. Complete Concussion Management Practitioner Cert. Strength and Conditioning Specialist   In my last blog post, Pain Rx: Get Movin’!, I discussed how the research points to movement and exercise, as really, the only stand alone therapeuticRead More…

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Pain Rx: Get Movin’!

  This third and final installment of a 3-part blog series on pain management is written by Pat Stanziano, Sport Physiotherapist and Certified McKenzie Practitioner at Leaps and Bounds: Performance Rehabilitation.  It discusses the important role of movement and exercise in acute and chronic pain management, and offers you the ability to take over control of your pain experience.Read More…

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Written by  Jennifer Hyland, RMT at Leaps & Bounds Rehabilitation As we all know, October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the Canadian Cancer Society, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and the second-leading cause of cancer-related deaths in Canadian women. One in every 8 women get diagnosed in their lifetime; 26,300Read More…

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Leaps & Bounds at Invictus Games: Toronto 2017

Written by: Pat Stanziano, MPT, Dip Sport Physio, Cert MDT, CSCS During the week of September 23rd to 30th 2017, Toronto hosted the 3rd annual INVICTUS GAMES; a multi-adaptive-sport game for wounded, injured, and sick servicemen and women. The Invictus Games is the brainchild of Prince Harry, who on a trip to the Warrior Games in the USARead More…

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Acupuncture and it’s Effects on PAIN

This second of a 3-part blog series on pain management is written from the perspective of Dr. Patti Farrell, Chiropractor  at Leaps and Bounds: Performance Rehabilitation.  It will review what pain is, and it introduces the role contemporary medical acupuncture can play in the reduction of your pain. The International Association for the Study of PainRead More…

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PAIN: Not Just French Bread

This first of a 3-part blog series on pain management is written from the perspective of Jennifer Hyland, Registered Massage Therapist and Pat Stanziano, Sport Physiotherapist at Leaps and Bounds: Performance Rehabilitation.  It offers some insight into what pain is,  and introduces the role massage therapy can play in the reduction of your pain. Pain isRead More…

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