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 Treatments for a Rotator Cuff Injury

Your rotator cuff consists of four muscles that hold your shoulder joint in its socket. Tearing your rotator cuff leads to pain and a limited range of motion in your shoulder. It’s possible to partially or fully tear your rotator cuff. A partial tear is less painful than a full tear, but they both need […]

Empowering Health and Well-Being: The Transformative Role of Physiotherapy in Disease Prevention and Quality of Life Enhancement

Physiotherapy (PT) plays a pivotal role in enhancing movement and alleviating pain for individuals with neurological diseases, traumatic injuries, and various medical conditions. It aims to optimize physical function throughout the healing journey, spanning from initial diagnosis to restorative and preventive phases of recovery. The overarching objective is to enhance an individual’s range of motion, […]

UNDERSTANDING SCIATICA

Sciatica is a medical condition characterized by pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in the human body, running from the lower back down through the hips, buttocks, and each leg. Sciatica typically affects one side of the body. The most common cause of sciatica […]

DRY NEEDLING FOR SHOULDER PAIN

Dry needling can help with shoulder pain as the treatment targets the three key muscles in the shoulder: the anterior deltoid, infraspinatus, and the subscapularis muscles. It targets the muscles and helps to:–    Relieve the pain–    Address the imbalance caused by sore muscles–    Address the lack of nutrients and creates an anti-inflammatory […]

The Power of Tai Chi to Alleviate Back Pain

In a world dominated by modern technology and sedentary lifestyles, back pain has become a prevalent and often debilitating issue for many individuals. While medical treatments and therapies offer valuable solutions, an ancient practice known as Tai Chi is emerging as a holistic and effective approach to managing and even alleviating back pain. With its […]

Healing Lower Back Pain: A Guide to Relief and Recovery

Lower back pain is a prevalent issue affecting people of all ages and lifestyles. It can be caused by various factors, including poor posture, muscle strain, injury, and underlying medical conditions. Dealing with lower back pain can be challenging, but there are several effective strategies to promote healing, alleviate discomfort, and prevent future occurrences. Seek […]

Why Does My Middle and Upper Back Hurt?

Your upper and middle back area is less prone to trouble than your lower back. That’s because it doesn’t bear as much of the load of your body’s weight and work as your lower back does. But this area, which runs from the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage, can […]

What Is Osteoarthritis of the Hand?

Hand osteoarthritis is inflammation that causes pain and stiffness in your joints. It usually happens in three places: The base of your thumb, where it meets your wristOne of the joints closest to your fingertipsThe middle joint of a finger Osteoarthritis (OA) was once thought to happen because of wear and tear on your joints. […]

Ways to Protect Your Shoulder While Exercising

Protecting your shoulders while exercising is crucial for preventing injuries and maintaining overall shoulder health. Here are six simple ways to protect your shoulders during your workout routine: Warm up adequately: Before starting any exercise, it’s essential to warm up your muscles and joints to increase blood flow and flexibility. Perform dynamic movements like arm […]

Chronic Inflammation of Tendon

Tendon pain can affect the way a joint or limb functions. Sometimes the discomfort is due to acute swelling in the tendon, called tendonitis. That’s different from tendinosis, which is due to chronic damage to a tendon.  If you were able to look at the tendon, it would likely have a scarred and rubbery appearance. […]