What is tendonitis?

We all heard of terms like rotator cuff tendonitis, tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow, etc.  But what exactly are these common physiotherapy issues?  As well as what exactly are the cause of these issues that leads us to seek physiotherapy treatment?  To answer these questions, we must first understand the condition known as tendonitis. What exactly…

From 0 to 100, sitting all day to major league sports?

Recognizable causes of sport injuries Chances are if you play any particular sports, you will run into some sort of sports related injuries.  Sport injuries happens from time to time, and each type of sport comes with its specific range of sports injuries.  Take hockey for example, shoulder injuries are quite common when we are…

Neck pain, shoulder pain, where is this pain coming from?

As we engage in daily work routine nowadays, we find ourselves either on the computer sitting, mousing or just simply starring at the screen.  All of a sudden, mysterious pain and stiffness appears around different parts of our body.  These could include the top of our shoulder, side of our shoulder or even worse a…

Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Syndrome) and Physiotherapy Treatment

Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Syndrome) and Physiotherapy Treatment

Knee pain can stem from a wide variety of dysfunction in our body, and sometimes it can be very frustrating to have an issue that we have absolutely no idea how it starts.  Patellofemoral syndrome or Runner’s knee is one of those issues that could potentially turn into a very painful condition over a period of…

Shoulder Pain, Common Physiotherapy Related Conditions
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Shoulder Pain, Common Physiotherapy Related Conditions

Your shoulder is an intricate joint consisting of many muscles, tendons and various bones. These elements must work together in a cohesive manner in order to provide the various range of motion in your shoulder. This is why a small injury to the shoulder can lead to many symptoms and contributes to an overall lack…

Treatment of Osteoarthritis through Physiotherapy

Treatment of Osteoarthritis through Physiotherapy

With regards to treatment of Osteoarthritis, physiotherapy treatment can be considered the most conservative method to manage this condition. Physiotherapy treatment is proven to manage an arthritic joint at various stages of degeneration. The focus of physiotherapy treatment is to reduce pain, improve range of motion of the joint, and build up specific muscle groups…