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What is Shoulder Impingement Syndrome?

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a very common cause of shoulder pain. It occurs when shoulder structures become pinched between the narrow opening between the top of the arm bone (humeral head) and the tip of the shoulder blade (acromiom). The pinched structures may include: the fluid filled sub-acromial bursa sac; the […]

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What is a Separated Shoulder and How do we care for it?

The A/C Joint is located on the cap of your shoulder where the collar bone and the shoulder blade meet and held together by three main ligaments. When the ligaments are sprained (overstretched or torn), the results are a separated shoulder (A/C Joint separation). This is common among athletes, particularly football and […]

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis occurs due to excessive stress in the plantar fascia (thick connective tissue on the bottom of the foot) where it attaches to the bottom of the heel. When this happens, inflammation develops causing pain. The pain is usually felt at the bottom of the heel and may radiate along the arch […]

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What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome and what can I do about it?

Up to 25% of the population is affected with this condition, with the prevalence being even higher in athletes. It is commonly seen in adolescents, runners, gardeners, soccer players, and basketball players.

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is essentially a group of symptoms that cause pain between the knee cap (patella) and the thigh bone […]

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I have painful Osteoarthritis and may require surgery, can Physiotherapy help?

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative process which causes progressive joint deterioration. It most often affects individuals in their 60s and 70s, but can affect younger people. OA commonly affects the knees, hips, hands and spine. Initial symptoms include recurrent joint pain and stiffness. Other symptoms may include joint swelling, redness, […]

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Chronic Headaches, Can Anyone Help?

There are many different causes and types of headaches. Some are of unexplained origin, some are weather related, some are migraines, and others are from various neurovascularly-related causes. A significant number of headaches are called “cervicogenic headaches.” These result from problems in the muscles and bones of the neck. […]

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What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome occurs due to compression of the median nerve between the bones in our wrist (carpals) and a thick connective tissue (transverse carpal ligament) on the palm side of our hand. When the nerve is compressed, it can cause pain and numbness or tingling in the palm, thumb, index, and middle […]

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I rolled my ankle and have a hard time walking, what can I do?

Ankle sprains are common injuries that can occur by stepping onto an uneven surface or through sporting events such as running, soccer, basketball or volleyball. Sprains happen when a ligament, which is a connective tissue that supports a joint, is over-stretched (grade I), partially torn (grade II) or fully torn (grade III). […]

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What is Achilles Tendonitis?

The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body. It is located in the back of the lower leg attaching the gastrocs and soleus muscles (calf) to the heel bone. The Achilles tendon gives us the ability to rise up on our toes and provides the forceful propulsion […]

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Vertigo –Is Your World Spinning Out of Control? There May Be Help Available.

There are several forms of vertigo but if you suffer from Benign Paroxismal Positional Vertigo ( BPPV) , the most common form , there is help. There are test maneuvers to determine if you have this form of vertigo as well as treatment techniques to help correct it.
Vertigo is the sensation […]

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