Tuesday
Dec202011

Footwear and Orthotics can Prevent Sports Injuries  

Each year more than 1.2 million Canadians are sidelined from their favourite sports activity due to a sports-related injury that could have been prevented through proper fitting footwear and shoe selection, according to the Pedorthic Association of Canada.

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Tuesday
Dec202011

ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE (A. R. T.)® and Soft Tissue Injury 

Active Release Techniques treatment allows a practitioner to diagnose and treat soft-tissue injuries. Soft tissue refers primarily to muscle, tendon, fascia, and nerves.

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Tuesday
Dec202011

Scar Tissue

Ever had a muscle strain, sprained joint, broken bone or surgery? Whether damaged skin, muscle, tendon, ligament, fascia or nerve the healing process is all the same and it starts with inflammation.

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Tuesday
Dec202011

The Rotator Cuff Injury Explained 

A Rotator Cuff injury is a common cause of shoulder pain. Injury to the Rotator Cuff will usually begin as inflammation, often referred to as Rotator Cuff tendonitis. The Rotator Cuff muscles (Subscapularis, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus and Teres minor)are small muscles situated around the shoulder joint. Although they have individual actions, their main role is to work together to stabilise the humeral head (ball) in the shoulder socket.

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Tuesday
Sep202011

Your Physio Can Design a Back Pain Exercise Programme

We all know that back pain is one of the most frequent pain complaints in western societies, if not across the world. However, for most people back pain is well manageable and should not be the cause for giving up activity or feeling greatly negative about the future. Regular physical exercise is known to improve muscle strength and endurance and may protect against future episodes which are the overwhelmingly typical pattern for back pain to follow.

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