Shin Splints

5 Jan

Shin splints are typified by persistent leg pain, usually the inside of the shin, halfway down the lower leg. The pain might be felt during exercise or directly after.

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What are Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis?

5 Jan

Many people with spondylolysis and spondylolisthesis perform their normal activities without experiencing any symptoms. However, when symptoms do occur, common complaints are pain and tightness, much like a muscle strain, spreading across the lower back. Learn more about the two terms here!

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Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

4 Dec

The role of the tibialis posterior muscle is to move the foot and ankle downwards and towards the midline of the body. The tibialis posterior also helps to support and maintain the arch of the foot. Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy is a painful condition usually resulting from overuse. Find out more about it here!

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Rheumatoid Arthritis

4 Dec

Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis classified as an autoimmune disease. The symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis vary from mild to severe and can fluctuate significantly over time. Learn more here.

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Rotator Cuff Tears

31 Oct

These tears are common in racket and throwing sports and are one of the leading causes of shoulder pain. These tears can be acute or chronic, developing over a period of time or related to degenerative changes, where tendon tissue is damaged by everyday activities due to reduced strength and elasticity.

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When Will My Injury Heal?

31 Oct

When injury strikes, the first thing that most of us want to know is ‘how long will this take to heal?’ Unfortunately, the answer to this can be complicated and requires at least a little understanding of how the different tissues of the body heal.

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