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How your physio can help with joint pain

How your physio can help with joint pain

Joint pain is one of the most common ailments that people experience and can be incredibly frustrating. Nearly 25% of adults report cases of arthritis-related joint pain at some point in their life, telling you just how prevalent the condition is. Joint pain can make...

The Ins and Outs of Remedial Massage

The Ins and Outs of Remedial Massage

Many people think that massage is just a means of relaxation during a day at the spa. What many don’t realise is that massage is an ancient tradition that has been used to treat a variety of conditions, particularly musculoskeletal. Whether you’re dealing with chronic...

When Should You See A Physiotherapist?

When Should You See A Physiotherapist?

A common misconception, when it comes to physiotherapists, is that you only need to see them for sports injuries or when recovering from surgery. When in fact, physiotherapists work with people facing a number of posture and flexibility issues too. Patients seeking...

Adductor Strain: All You Need to Know

Adductor Strain: All You Need to Know

If you are experiencing tenderness along the inner side of your thighs or in your groin area, you may have strained your groin. It is a distinct feeling of pain when you close your legs, when you lift your knee, or when you walk or run. You may even see bruising in...

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition affecting the sole of the foot, commonly in the heel. Those with the condition dislike pressure placed on this area. With the correct management, plantar fasciitis will resolve with conservative treatment. The plantar fascia is...

Mid-Back Pain

Mid-Back Pain

Have you ever experienced pain in the middle of the back after a long working day in front of the computer or after a weekend Netflix marathon on the couch? The chances are that you have fallen victim to the notorious thoracic spine pain or commonly known as middle of...

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendon is the biggest and strongest tendon in the human body. It attaches the calf muscle to the back of the heel. Its function is to transmit the forces of the calf muscle through to the foot facilitating movements such as walking, running, jumping and so...

Painful Inflammation in Wrist Near Thumb?

Painful Inflammation in Wrist Near Thumb?

De Quervain's Tenosynovitis is a painful inflammation of tendon sheath on the side of the wrist at the base of the thumb. Thetendon sheath includes the muscles, extensor pollicis brevis (EPB) and the abductor pollicis longus(APL). These muscles are located on the...

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)

Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI)

What is FAI? FAI is anatomically described as a subtle abnormality in either or both - the proximal femur and the acetabulum. Femur is the long bone along the length of one’s thigh whereas acetabulum is the cup shaped socket which articulates with the femoral head to...