Your hips and knees provide complex movements for the body by incorporating multiple joints, muscles, and tendons. When there is damage to any of those joints, muscles, or tendons, it can make moving the hips or knees increasingly difficult. Luckily, with the help of physiotherapy, you can find relief for your hip and knee pain,
A common question for people that have never visited a physiotherapist is the very basic question of “What is Physiotherapy?”. Physiotherapy encompasses rehabilitation, injury prevention and health promotion/fitness. The profession employs a holistic approach to treatment, looking at the patient’s lifestyle and engaging them in their own treatment. Physiotherapy Definition Physiotherapy can be defined as a treatment method that
Struggling with pull-ups and horizontal Rows? You might be suffering from “cranky elbow syndrome”. Working on some accessory exercises for the elbow joints and tendons might clear that up for you. Have a look at this elbow combo, try it out and see how the elbows feel after.
Today I treated 3 clients with different wrist, forearm and elbow restrictions and symptoms. All had different symptoms, but all had similar restrictions and dysfunction in the wrists, elbow and musculature. If you are lacking mobility or strength in the wrists, elbows or shoulders this may clear up some of the issues with some practice
For those who don’t have the time or make the time to do their homework. This will take about 1-2 minutes of your day to get some of your correctives done to combat sitting all day. All that is needed is a mini band, your chair and a wall.
Whether you’re setting out for a run or getting ready for a strength-training circuit or practise, you can benefit from a dynamic (active) warm-up by increasing your heart rate, respiratory rate, and blood flow to your muscles, you’ll also increase core body temperature and enhance your muscle elasticity. Follow Tom’s video suggestions to guide you
(A.K.A Hip Impingement Syndrome) What Is FAI?Femoral acetabular impingement or FAI is a condition of too much friction in the hip joint. Basically, the femoral head and socket (acetabulum) rub abnormally creating damage to the hip joint. The damage can occur to the articular cartilage or the labral cartilage. Femoral acetabular impingement occurs when there
The heat and ice debate can be confusing. Heat feels good and generally ice does not. Inflammation is what helps decide which to use. Inflammation is a reaction of the body to injury, characterized by pain, redness, swelling, heat, and sometimes loss of function. Ice constricts the blood vessels around inflammation to decrease blood flow
. . . And Feels Good On My Back! It’s that time of year again and the white fluffy stuff will soon be falling (or in a lot of places already is!). Depending on your perspective, it can be an exciting and fun time of year but for most it’s a nightmare. The thought of