Injury & Pain Management
Knee Pain

Knee Pain

People of all ages commonly complain about knee discomfort. An injury, such as a torn ligament or damaged cartilage, may cause knee discomfort. Knee discomfort can also be brought on by illnesses including arthritis, gout, and infections. Numerous mild knee pain...

Back Pain

Back Pain

Ever wonder if that nagging back pain is going to get worse? Almost everyone experiences back pain during their lifetime. In fact, more than 70% of back problems begin during routine day-to-day activities. Accidents and other forms of trauma account for only 30% of...

Foot Pain: Plantar Fasciitis

Foot Pain: Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, which is a thick fibrous band of connective tissue that runs from the ball of the foot to the heel. When the plantar fascia is under severe stress it stretches too far and tears causing inflammation and pain....

Neck Pain & Headaches

Neck Pain & Headaches

The next time you feel the onset of a headache, you might want to take note of your posture and body position. If you’re hunched over a computer or a video game, chances are you’re suffering from an increasingly common complaint known as a cervicogenic headache....

Ice or Heat?

Ice or Heat?

One of the most frequent questions a physiotherapist is asked is, “I’ve injured myself. Should I use ice or heat?” Either of these options if used correctly can help to control and heal injuries.   Cold Therapy: How and When Should I Use It? Commonly used cooling...

What is Repetitive Strain Injury?

What is Repetitive Strain Injury?

Do you experience dull aches, loss of grip strength or numbness? What about restricted mobility in a particular joint, sharp pains, tingling or weakness? If so, you may be suffering from repetitive strain injury (RSI). RSI is one of today’s most common occupational...

PRICE Principle for Pain From Injury

PRICE Principle for Pain From Injury

Pain is a signal to tell you that something is NOT right. You will be able to tolerate a little pain, but if pain persists, seek expert advice. As a guideline, if you have experienced a non-traumatic injury with pain persisting for more than 2 days, it likely needs...

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