Data-Driven Return to Activity

Data-Driven Return to Activity

Earlier this year Sean Ross-Ross, Plantiga’s CTO, posted about his recovery from a right ankle fracture and syndesmotic injury he suffered in November 2019 after slipping on a wet dock. In this post, I review Sean’s Plantiga data and discuss his rehabilitation...
Plantiga from a Practitioner’s Perspective

Plantiga from a Practitioner’s Perspective

Using Data to Elevate Your Practice As a physiotherapist working out of the Glen Sather Sports Medicine Clinic in Edmonton, AB I work with a large population of people (we’ll call them athletes here as most play sports anywhere from a national to recreational level)...
Assessing Asymmetries with Movement Maps

Assessing Asymmetries with Movement Maps

Part 2: When the Lab Doesn’t Cut It Anymore Continued from Part 1 Have you ever heard of the Hawthorne Effect? You should Google this term. It refers to the effects of taking a measurement on what we actually want to measure. Imagine you are a...
Assessing Functional Asymmetries After Injury

Assessing Functional Asymmetries After Injury

Part 1: the Journey Continues Istruggled early in my career to marry science with coaching. I lived in a dichotomy. I was a graduate student completing a Master of Science in muscle physiology, doing all kinds of neuromuscular testing. I would then leave the lab, head...