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The tragic hip. Managing hip pain with Science.

Hip pain be difficult to manage.  We use our hips all the time with motion. We sit on them. We lie on them.  They are even closely related to back pain and knee pain. Fortunately, we have research to the rescue. A large scale RCT study…

New Service: Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Pelvic floor physiotherapists are orthopedic physiotherapists who have specialized training in assessing and treating conditions resulting in the dysfunction of the pelvic floor muscles for both males and females. Your therapist will take…
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Physical Exercise for Mental Health

A compelling recent article in the British Journal of Sports Medicine has delved into the topic of using Physical Exercise to help Mental Health. ⇒ Previous research trials suggest that physical activity may have similar effects to psychotherapy…
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Exercise vs NSAIDS for Knee and Hip Osteoarthritis

Research Synthesis: Specific exercise just as effective as Anti-inflammatory Meds for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis pain. This large scale meta-analysis shows how movement is medicine. Here is what the research tells us...and there is…
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Lower body Osteoarthritis and Activity: The Goldilocks effect

Not too much, not too little - Just right. Over the years research has dramatically moved toward supporting the idea that our bodies are made to move. This movement makes us stronger can contribute to not only recovery from injury but also…
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Shockwave Research Updates

Shockwave Therapy is a relatively new tool on the block. It has been used in musculoskeletal medicine for years and the evidence is promising for use as a component of treatment. Check out the recent podcast below from the British Journal…
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Back Pain Management : Treatment Key Points

Back Pain: The Summary of Recommendations for treatment from the most up to date Clinical Practice Guidelines. This document provides a simplification of why we do certain treatments for Low Back Pain. It compares the power of the evidence…
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Back Pain: Big Picture Insights

Back Pain : Big Picture Insights Back pain is a leading cause of disability. It is also a costly challenge for our health care system, particularly at this fragile time. Fortunately, research continues be refined and solutions are at our fingertips. Please…
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Achilles Pain – Updated Research

Achilles Pain Research According to Encyclopedia Britannica, Achilles was the bravest, handsomest, and greatest warrior in the Greek Army.  His legend is rooted in the myth of Achilles’ mother dipping him in the River Styx, making his…
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Updated Research on Ankle sprains

Ankle Sprains  Ankle sprains tend to affect many athletes, especially when involved with soccer, baseball, basketball, trail running,  tennis and other court sports. But they can unexpectedly happen to anyone at anytime!  Fortunately,…