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Articles Written by Lina Englund

Happy Summer Feet! – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

Sun, blue skies, lazy beach days, ambitious beach runs, smiles all around and… achy feet. Ever had pain in the arch of the foot or under your heel, clouding the blue sky? We tend to beat our feet up at the beginning of the summer when we let them loose…

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The Sneaky Scaphoid Fracture – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

Approximately 80% of the fractures of the carpal (wrist) bones occur in the scaphoid. It is often caused by a fall on an outstretched hand (FOOSH!) or a similar mechanism (think hitting a tree at good speed on your mountain bike and you get the picture). The tricky part about…

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ACL Rehab After Reconstructive Surgery – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

Rehabilitation after an ACL reconstructive surgery is generally divided into three different phases. If you are still waiting for surgery you should go through the phases as prep. Rest from aggravating activities throughout the process. It is pain, swelling, tissue repair, mobility and quality of movement that decide the level…

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ACL: Anterior Cruciate Ligament – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

An ACL injury is what took your buddy out last year and if you are an athlete or weekend warrior you are probably just waiting for yours. People with an injured knee often ask me fairly desperately “Is it my ACL, is it my ACL?!?”. Desperation granted since an ACL…

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Stages Of Healing After Injury – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

Below is a description of what is going on in your body after an injury in terms of healing. The timeline for tissue healing varies depending on the individual and this example is based on an acute injury. The process of healing is natural and will occur with or without…

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RICE: Essential Acute Injury Management – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

RICE is a standard procedure for any acute injury and it stands for: Rest Ice Compression Elevation The goal of RICE is to minimize the extent of injury. During a soft tissue injury the first 24 hours are crucial to minimize bleeding, swelling and prevent further damage. Rest is essential. Muscle…

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Ice Or Heat: Cryotherapy Explained – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

As a part of treatment cryotherapy provides analgesia (pain relief) by decreasing motor and sensory nerve conduction velocity. By doing this, the rate  of muscle spindle afferents and stretch reflexes firing is decreased (as well as the level of acetylcholine), all resulting in decreased pain and muscle spasm. Ice Ice…

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Promote Healing In 3 Simple Steps – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

In a previous post I explained the different stages of healing after injury and here are some solid tips on what to do during the different phases. The timeline for tissue healing varies depending on the individual and this example is based on an acute injury. 1. Acute inflammatory phase: Day…

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Electrotherapy: What And Why – Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

There are a large number of different electrotherapeutic modalities and their use may vary between therapists. They are used to: ease pain reduce inflammation decrease swelling increase blood flow increase cellular metabolism break down scar tissue and adhesions increase tissue flexibility decrease muscle spasm increase cell regeneration stimulate muscle contraction…

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Lina Englund, Physiotherapist

Lina graduated with a Master of Science in Physiotherapy in Sweden. Her goal with clients is to create optimal movement patterns and strength to rehabilitate, increase performance and stay pain free. Lina strongly believes in client education in order to create an efficient, long-term solution for her clients. Since graduating,…

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