Long Term Effects of Concussion

Thursday, December 10, 2015

A concussion isn't a quick injury that can be forgotten about. Research has shown that the impact of traumatic brain injuries on athletes can last for two years after having the concussion. What's more, athletes with concussion can suffer abnormal brainwaves as well as deterioration of nerves that control motor functioning. Read more

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Why Stretching is Important for Everyone!

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Our bodies are designed for hard work and lots of movement and now that we no longer hunt or farm to provide our food, or even walk everywhere and do all the housework manually - everybody's level of fitness is reducing. Read more

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Temporo-Mandibular Joint Treatments - What's Best for You?

Monday, December 7, 2015

The Temporo-Mandibular joints (TMJ's) are located at the point where the upper and lower jaws meet. The symptoms of TMJ syndrome are often frequent headaches, pain inside the ear, a ringing sound in the ears and dizziness - amongst others signs. Read more

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What Happens to My Ligaments During Pregnancy? Physiotherapy & Pregnancy Support

Monday, December 7, 2015

During pregnancy it's quite common to feel uncomfortable pressure and pain in the pelvis. This is completely normal and happens because your uterus is expanding and pressing down on your pelvis. Read more

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Core Stability Explained

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Many folks are now aware of the phrase core stability but what does it really mean to people with back injuries and what role does it play in training for sports? Read more

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Fibromyalgia Treatments - How Physiotherapy Reduces Pain & Muscle Stiffness

Thursday, December 3, 2015

Recent studies show that physiotherapy can provide immediate relief to most fibromyalgia syndrome patients. This relief appears to increase with continued treatment sessions. Read more

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Labral Tear of the Hip - Why Physiotherapy is Essential for Recovery

Monday, November 30, 2015

A labral tear of the hip happens when the labrum cartilage, the connective tissue within the hip joint, is damaged by over-use, trauma or the ageing process. Read more

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Medial Collateral Ligament Injury - Its Grades and Recovery Rates

Monday, November 30, 2015

A MCL injury is a torn ligament in the knee and a common sporting injury. The damage ranges from a small tear to a completely torn ligament with severe pain and disability. Read more

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Medial Ligament Rupture Grade 3 - Treatment & Prognosis

Monday, November 30, 2015

The Medial Collateral Ligament is the large ligament on the inner side of the knee joint linking the thigh bone and the shin bone. A Grade 3 medial ligament rupture is a severe injury because the ligament has been completely ruptured. In these cases, there's also usually damage to the cartilage and other ligaments. Read more

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Muscle Contusion or CORK- What to do about severe bruising

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Muscle Contusion or CORK- What to do about severe bruising Read more

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