Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome 101

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, also known as PFPS, is a common knee injury which classically presents as insidious onset of poorly defined pain, localized to the anterior (front of your knee) retropatellar (behind the knee cap), and/or below the patella.  Onset of symptoms can be slow or quick to develop with

2021-09-02T10:08:24-04:00September 2nd, 2021|

Shin Splints 101

Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS), commonly referred to as shin splints, is one of the most common lower leg injuries in sports and frequently affects active individuals. Shin splints can be an annoying, frustrating injury to be dealing with and often mean you need to cool it from your activities

2021-04-20T14:25:10-04:00April 20th, 2021|

So you’re getting into running!?

RUNNING 101   Alright my people. It’s the start of spring and you’re ready to come out of hibernation and get all the benefits of exercising OUTSIDE. Here are 4 things I talk about with all my clients that are getting into running.    1. FOOTWEAR: It’s imperative that you

2021-03-25T21:16:24-04:00March 25th, 2021|

5 Movements For Life!

If you were limited to just 5 movements a day, what would you prioritize? We were inspired by a physio colleague who posted this question on instagram last month, and we can definitely relate. As clinicians, we often get asked in clinic what movements are "THE BEST", or "MUST DO'S"

2021-02-05T08:52:49-04:00February 5th, 2021|


Happy New Year! The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted just about every aspect of ordinary life. Work from home, remote learning, and the closure of gyms and fitness facilities has changed how, when and where we exercise. To help keep us mentally and physically engaged during this lockdown and beginning of

2021-01-18T14:44:22-04:00January 18th, 2021|

Work from Home: Movement Series!

Stuck working from home during lockdown? Needing some motivation to workout? Check out this video as Dr. Nelson takes you through a work out from your own home with little equipment needed to move you entire body and get you back in action! If you have any questions or if

2021-01-16T10:49:19-04:00January 12th, 2021|

Foam Rolling 101

Looking for an easy to follow introductory video on how to use your foam roller to the fullest?! Look no further! Check out the youtube video below and follow along as Physio Sam takes you through a full foam rolling class! If you have any questions or if you're wondering

2021-01-16T10:48:53-04:00January 7th, 2021|

When should I see a sports medicine doctor?

We frequently get this question from our patients. This past month we were lucky enough to have a local sports medicine resident, Dr. Jordan Anderson, here at Function101 to educate us on the role of a sports medicine doctor in the treatment pathway for many of the common musculoskeletal (msk)

2020-12-22T18:31:40-04:00December 22nd, 2020|

Plantar Fasciitis 101

Many of you can probably relate to either having experienced plantar fasciitis (PF) yourself or perhaps you've had a family member, friend, gym buddy, or running mate impacted by this foot pain. That was our motivation behind creating this blog post. To do a deep dive into the literature on

2020-11-30T21:32:58-04:00November 20th, 2020|