Body Health Blog
For over 20 years, Dr. Armitage has been a part of the Kitsilano community by providing local residents Chirorpractic treatment for their sport related conditions. Since opening in 1992, Dr. Armitage has attracted athletes from all over Vancouver and western British Columbia to our office. Through his thorough examinations and effective treatments, athletes at every level of play continue to benefit from his experience. As an athlete himself, Dr. Armitage understands the value of optimizing performance through maintenance care and exercise. At Armitage & Associates Sports Chiropractic Group, we ensure you’re given the care and treatment you need to excel at your sport. […]
Whether your goal is weight loss or training for a marathon, the impact of running and poor running mechanics can lead to many different types of injuries. For a sport that simply entails putting one foot in front of the other, running potentially exposes the participant to a wide variety of injuries.
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is the most common diagnosis for knee pain in athletic and nonathletic populations. This condition manifests itself as pain and/or tenderness beneath the kneecap (patella) or at the sides of the kneecap.