Physiotherapy

Pronator Teres Syndrome vs Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Pronator Teres Syndrome vs Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pronator teres syndrome and carpal tunnel syndrome are two distinct conditions that can affect the arm and hand, but they involve different anatomical structures and have different symptoms. While both conditions involve the median nerve and can cause similar symptoms such as pain, numbness, and

Pronator Teres Syndrome vs Carpal Tunnel Syndrome2024-02-22T04:52:21+00:00

Intra-Abdominal Pressure (IAP): What is it? How to engage the core to help stabilize the lumbar spine

Intra-Abdominal Pressure (IAP): What is it? How to engage the core to help stabilize the lumbar spine Intra-abdominal pressure (IAP) refers to the pressure within the abdominal cavity. It's the pressure exerted by the abdominal organs against the abdominal wall and the structures that enclose them, such as muscles, fascia, and connective

Intra-Abdominal Pressure (IAP): What is it? How to engage the core to help stabilize the lumbar spine2024-01-18T12:10:50+00:00

Gluteus Minimus Muscle

Gluteus Minimus Muscle "Pseudo-Sciatica" REFERRED PAIN The referred pain from trigger points (TrPs) in the anterior part of the gluteus minimus muscle extends over the lower lateral buttock, down the lateral aspect of the thigh, knee, and leg to the ankle. The TrPs in the posterior fibers of this muscle have a

Gluteus Minimus Muscle2023-12-22T16:23:19+00:00

Falls Prevention Clinic

Why do falls happen? Medical Conditions- Parkinson’s, Stroke, Hypotension, Arrhythmia, Eye disease, Neuropathy, RA, Vestibular issues, Dementia (lack of cognition/alertness and poor decision making) Musculoskeletal- Muscle pain, joint pain Medications- Sedatives, Anti-hypertensives, anti-depressants Balance Issues- static balance, dynamic balance, walking How to prevent/reduce falls? Identify the issue! Underlying medical condition (parkinson’s,

Falls Prevention Clinic2023-12-22T07:48:00+00:00

Cervicogenic Headaches

Chronic headaches or migraines largely occur due to issues in the small area where its the transitional point between the skull and spine. Manual therapy has shown to help reduce symptoms and clear the nagging pains that may be affecting ones quality of life.

Cervicogenic Headaches2023-12-22T07:36:13+00:00

Safeguarding Your Golden Years: Understanding and Preventing Strokes

Introduction As we embrace the beauty of our golden years, prioritizing our health becomes more paramount than ever. Among the various health concerns that may arise, one of the most significant is the risk of strokes. In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of strokes, how they can profoundly impact

Safeguarding Your Golden Years: Understanding and Preventing Strokes2023-12-22T07:00:59+00:00

Focus On Shin Splints

Focus On Shin Splints What is it? Medically known as Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome, shin splints is a term used to refer to pain along the inside of the tibia or shin bone. The pain of shin splints is usually felt over the area where two particular muscles insert into the tibia.

Focus On Shin Splints2023-12-22T06:43:19+00:00

What is Hamstring Tears? What are the symptoms and causes?

Hamstring TearsWhat is it?The hamstrings are a large group of muscles found at the back of the thigh. The primary role of these muscles is to bend the knee and collectively, these muscles are some of the strongest in the body. Despite their strength, the hamstrings are very prone to injury especially when

What is Hamstring Tears? What are the symptoms and causes?2023-12-15T06:23:41+00:00

Why Do Weather Changes Worsen My Chronic Pain?

Why Do Weather Changes Worsen My Chronic Pain? A complex relationship exists between weather fluctuations and chronic pain, the precise mechanisms of which remain unknown. Nevertheless, while weather variations may exacerbate chronic pain for some individuals, a number of other factors may also play a role: Barometric Pressure: Body tissue expansion and

Why Do Weather Changes Worsen My Chronic Pain?2023-11-27T21:51:25+00:00

Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain

For the treatment of lower back pain, physiotherapy is a useful choice. Through a variety of exercises and techniques, it focuses on enhancing mobility, strength, and function. The following are some typical physiotherapy techniques for lower back pain: Assessment and diagnosis: To determine the underlying factors causing your lower back pain, a

Physiotherapy for Lower Back Pain2023-07-04T18:39:57+00:00