1. Patella Femoral Syndrome

    "Patella Femoral Syndrome is another common running injury often labeled 'runner's knee." Patella femoral syndrome is a patella (knee cap) tracking problem. The lateral quadriceps muscle, Vastus Lateralis (and often the ITBand) becomes very tight and over powers the medial quadriceps muscle, Vastus …Read More

  2. Achilles Tendonitis

    Tendonitis is a condition that results when the tendon of a muscle gets aggravated and inflamed. Pain associated with tendonitis will usually be worse at the beginning of activity but tends to feel better as the muscle and tendon warm up through continued activity. Most tendonitis occurs after cumul…Read More

  3. Nike Voices

    Nike voices ……I absolutely love this video. I came upon it again and could not resist posting it!…Read More

  4. IT Band Friction Syndrome

    IT Band friction syndrome is an injury that is commonly found under the umbrella of “runner’s knee”. The Illiotibial Band (ITBand) is a very fibrous, tendonous like structure that attaches near the hip (to the Gluteus Maximus and the Tensor Fascia Lata) and runs down the lateral side of the le…Read More

  5. Shockwave Therapy

    "Montgomery Massage Therapy in Ottawa specializes in Shockwave Therapy." Everyone with soft tissue injuries can benefit from Shockwave Therapy. Some common examples include hip pointers, rotator cuff tendonopathy, tennis and golfer’s elbow, patellar and Achilles tendonopathies and plantar fasci…Read More

  6. What is Active Release Technique?

    As the popularity of endurance sports increases, so does the occurrence of cumulative trauma disorders (better known as over-use injuries). In order to resume training as quickly as possible important decisions need to be made as to what type of treatment would be most effective to treat the injury.…Read More

  7. Tracy Montgomery

      Tracy Montgomery has a Bachelor of Sciences, with a major in Physical Education from the State University of West Georgia. During this time, Tracy competed in the NCAA on a cross country running scholarship. Upon graduation, Tracy taught physical education and coached varsity track and field befo…Read More