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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain   Rotator Cuff Injury The Rotator Cuff is a vital grouping of four muscles around the shoulder that not only help to move the shoulder individually but act in unison to stabilise it during other movements. Rotator Cuff…

Elbow Pain : Tennis, Golf, Gardening?

 Elbow Pain You play golf and your elbow hurts. You play tennis and your elbow hurts. You’re at the gym doing push-ups and your elbow hurts. Gardening? Elbow hurts. Computer? Elbow hurts. The list goes on. You may say to yourself, “I don’t…
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Low Back Pain - Spondylolisthesis

Spondylolisthesis – Low Back Pain The reasons why so many people suffer from low back pain are extensive, however, one of the more common reasons can be a spinal condition called spondylolisthesis. The condition occurs when the lumbar…

Mid Back Pain

Mid Back Pain Mid Back Pain Overview Your mid-back is the area of your spine between the upper border of your shoulder blades and your lowest ribs. Pain in the mid back can be quite disabling. Mid-back pain is very common due to people…
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TMJ, Headaches and Neck Pain

Neck and Jaw Tension Symptoms Neck and jaw tension symptoms or discomfort may contribute to pain in your head, ears, teeth, face, and upper back. The intensity of your neck and jaw tension symptoms can vary greatly. It is often described as…
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Tendonitis

Tendon Troubles   What are tendons?   Tendons are tough, sinewy structures that attach muscles to bones in the body. Unlike a ligament, which attaches bones to other bones in the body, tendons attach bones to muscles. The body…
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Knee Pain Physiotherapy

  Physical Therapist's Guide to Knee Pain     Knee pain can be caused by disease or injury. The most common disease affecting the knee is osteoarthritis. Knee injuries can occur as the result of a direct blow or sudden movement…
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IMS: The missing link?

A blog by Amy Mathews Amos- See below My symptoms started in January 2008, with deep pain in my bladder and the sense that I had to urinate constantly. I was given a diagnosis of interstitial cystitis, a chronic bladder condition with no…

Osteoarthritis 101

A Physiotherapist's Guide to Osteoarthritis   "Arthritis" is a term used to describe inflammation of the joints. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and usually is caused by the deterioration of a joint. Typically,…

Sports Injury Prevention for Baby Boomers

Sports Injury Prevention for Baby Boomers While there may be no single fountain of youth, you can slow down the aging process by staying physically active. Regular exercise enhances muscle and joint function, keeps bones strong, and decreases…