First, let’s get our definitions straight! What exactly is a “trigger point”? Simply put, a trigger point is defined as a hyperirritable spot found along a taut band of muscle. The trigger point may cause pain following compression, stretching, or excessive or lengthy stimulation. Each muscle has areas that are predisposed to trigger points;...Read more!
Karate is a Japanese martial art. Depending on the style of karate practiced, the karateka (karate practitioner) will learn different techniques for warming up, physical training, strikes, self-defense, fighting and Katas (execution of techniques/movements against a fictitious opponent). In karate, which muscle groups are most used and how can we ...Read more!
The Raid Internatonal Gaspésie multi-stage race One month ago, Émile Bernard, our Sherbrooke team's physiotherapist, took part in a major event involving preparation, the intensely lived experience itself and subsequent post-event reflection. Here's his overall assessment one month later! "Preparing for a major event brings its own share of a...Read more!