Knees

Single-leg exercises are a staple in our programs at MTP. Chances are, you haven’t really done too many of these in the past. This is because they can be somewhat hard to program & difficult to introduce to people with knee pain. Yet they are absolutely essential for maintaining the function of our body.  …

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Life Is Lived Through Movement Glute strength will be your best friend! The muscles that surround your hips and pelvis are collectively known as the gluteals or “glutes”. These muscles are essential for everyday movements including walking, running, jumping, and stair climbing. The pelvis is an inherently stable joint and everything in the body moves relative to it…

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Has anyone ever told you that you have degenerative arthritis? Leaves quite a visceral image in the mind doesn’t it! The picture of a chalky bone, crumbling apart like the Cliffs of Dover while the smooth Teflon like cartilage appears jagged and ripped apart. We imagine that with each step we take, the precious cartilaginous…

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“I’ve been seeing my physiotherapist for months now and my knees haven’t gotten any better. I actually think I’ve gotten worse” The above quote or variations of it highlight an all too common phenomenon when it comes to addressing knee pain. The phenomena is known as ‘addressing the site, not the cause’ and it is…

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