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Monday, June 14, 2021

What do we mean by Discogenic pain?

Discogenic pain is pain originating from a damaged vertebral disc, particularly due to a trauma or degenerative disc disease. However, not all degenerated discs cause pain...

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, May 21, 2021

Lower Limb and Upper Limb Pain: Could it be your Spine?

Countless times we see patients who come in with symptoms that has come on for no particular reason.It may have been a gradual onset or it just popped up one day...

By

Ben Balcomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, May 14, 2021

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common causes of heel pain.It involves inflammation of a thick band of tissue that runs across the bottom of your foot and connects your heel bone...

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, May 7, 2021

The 10 Most Common Knee Injuries

The knee joint is one of the largest and most complex joints in the human body. It is also one of the most important. Connecting the thigh bone to the shinbone, it plays an important role...

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, March 26, 2021

Five of the most common Foot and Ankle injuries

Ligaments are bands of connective tissue that provide stability and strength to joints by binding bones to other bones. In the ankle, ligaments keep the joint from moving too far from side to side...

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Wednesday, March 10, 2021

What is Thoracic Outlet Syndrome?

Thoracic outlet syndrome is classified as a group of disorders that occur when blood vessels and nerves within the space between your collarbone and your first rib are compressed.

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, February 12, 2021

Tendons vs Ligaments, what's the difference?

There are two types of soft, fibrous connective tissues in the human body that support muscles and bones. These are your tendons and ligaments.

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Wednesday, December 9, 2020

What is Osteoarthritis?

Sometimes called wear and tear arthritis, osteoarthritis is the most common type of arthritis. When the smooth cushion between bones (cartilage) breaks down, joints can get painful, swollen and hard to move.

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist
Friday, November 20, 2020

How can physiotherapy help with headaches and migraines?

Most people experience headaches at some point in their lives. For some people, it is a brief, rare occasion. For others, it can be quite frequent, severely impacting their day-to-day life.

By

Lexi Unicomb

Physiotherapist

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