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Physiotherapy for Shoulder Pain better than Cortisone

Source: http://www.medpagetoday.com/PainManagement/PainManagement/47060   Patients with shoulder pain receiving corticosteroid injections (CSI) versus manual physical therapy (MPT) had the same amount of symptom improvement, but the corticosteroid…
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Shoulder Pain: Ouch, what is causing that pain?

    What Are the Structures of the Shoulder and How Does It Function? To better understand shoulder problems and how they occur, it helps to begin with an explanation of the shoulder’s structure and how it functions. The shoulder…
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Sports Injury: Physiotherapy and Success

What is a Sports Injury? A sports injury results from acute trauma or repetitive stress associated with athletic activities.  A sports injury can affect bones or soft tissue (ligaments, muscles, tendons).  Did you know...?  Many types of…
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Neck Pain Fast Facts! What can you do if you have neck pain?

 What can you do if you have neck pain?    Facts: Neck pain affects approximately 10% of the population at any given point in time Approximately 50% of the population will have suffered from neck pain at some point in their lives The…
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Physiotherapy 101: Sprains and Strains

  What is a Sprain or a Strain? A Sprain is an injury that affects ligaments (strong bands of tissue that connect bones to one another and stabilize joints).  When excessive force is applied to a joint, the ligaments that hold the bones…
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Sports Physiotherapy: The 4 Steps to Successful Sports Injury Management Part 3

Step #3 Injury Rehabilitation   3. Restoring  physiological functional capacity and individual skills to return to play.   The single most important ingredient in the rehabilitation of any bone or joint injury is safe and appropriate…
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Muscle Strains

The most common source of muscle pain is a muscle strain. You may also see then referred to as muscle tears. Muscle strains do vary in severity from mild to severe and ultimately, complete rupture. What is a Muscle Strain? A muscle can strain…
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Soo..What is Tendonitis??

What is Tendonitis? Tendonitis or its aliases: tendinitis, tendinopathy and tendinosis are all tendon injuries. Tendon injuries can develop in many different parts of the body. Essentially where ever there is a tendon that attaches a muscle…

How can Physiotherapy help my shoulder pain?

  Once a physical therapist has determined that your shoulder pain is being caused by the irritation of the muscles, tendons or bursa of the shoulder then a specific plan for your shoulder issue will be devised based on your degree of…