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Real Time Ultrasound: Innovative Assessment

Real-Time Ultrasound: An advanced, quick, pain-free diagnosis technique. Wouldn't it be wonderful if you could see how your muscles were contracting as you were doing exercises? Wouldn't it be great to see what is going on under your skin without…
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Shoulder Tendonitis treatment

Shoulder Tendonitis Shoulder Tendonitis or Tendonopathy is a degenerative condition of any of the tendons surrounding the shoulder joint usually the rotator cuff tendons but can also occur in the biceps and triceps tendons.   Symptoms   Symptoms…

The Influence of Pain on Shoulder Biomechanics

The Influence of Pain on Shoulder Biomechanics   The influence of pain on how well the shoulder moves and functions has been researched several times in the past.  It is often though that impaired movement patterns may lead to pain the shoulder. A…
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Soreness vs Pain: What's the Difference?

Soreness vs Pain: What's the Difference?   A nice post from the American Physical Therapy Association Website:. www.apta.org   There are many benefits to exercise, including the potential for improved physical and mental wellbeing.…
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Pre-op Physiotherapy minimizes need for Post-op care use. Nice!

Preoperative Physical Therapy Results in 'Significant' Reduction in Postoperative Care Use for Patients Undergoing Hip or Knee Replacement A new study has found that as few as 1 to 2 sessions of preoperative physical therapy can reduce postoperative…
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Changes in Clinical Physiotherapy Practice by Scott Simpson

I feel that evidence-based practice is the cornerstone for achieving successful outcomes. Many of the courses I have taken over the years have been by guru types who do not back up their treatments with cold hard facts. In the past I have been…
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Massage Therapy : Prevent and cure pain

  What is Massage Therapy? Massage therapy is the assessment and manipulation of soft tissues and joints of the body to effect a therapeutic response in the treatment and prevention of physical dysfunction. It can be preventive or restorative,…