Treatment Options

Physiotherapy Treatment Options for Low Back Pain (Part I)
05 Jul 2013, 9:02 am

Experiencing pain in the lower back is a very common complaint experienced by about 80% of the population in some point of their lives. Back pain is often caused by poor posture when standing or sitting, such as hunching over the computer throughout the day, or slouching when waiting for a cab. Lifting heavy objects […]

Pilates and Physiotherapy
30 Jun 2011, 4:52 pm

What is Pilates? Pilates is a unique body conditioning exercise designed to rebalance the body, bringing it, into its correct neutral alignment whilst targeting the deep postural muscles (Transverse abdominals and muscles of the pelvic diaphragm). In essence pilates challenges the core muscles and builds strength from the inside out, helping a person to reshape […]

Treatment Options for Chronic Pain- What Does the Research say?
03 Jun 2011, 10:39 pm

As discussed in the previous article, chronic pain can manifest through very complex thought processes, as result of a wide variety of factors stemming from physical, psychological and cultural influences. For this reason, there is not one single fix for chronic pain, but its treatment is very much defendant on a combined approach. This article […]

Non-golfer with golfer’s elbow
18 Mar 2011, 3:13 pm

Golfer’s elbow refers to a painful condition of the inner side of the elbow. Cause of the pain is usually overuse of the forearm muscles attached to the elbow. These muscles work to bend the wrist and rotate the forearm. Despite the name, it also afflicts non-golfers. Any repetitive wrist flexion activity (bending towards the […]

Understanding Shoulder Injuries sustained from Sports
11 Feb 2011, 4:55 pm

Do you play sports that involve a lot of shoulder movements? Or have suffered shoulder pain before? If yes, then click the following. Experiencing shoulder pain? Click here to find out more about physiotherapy for shoulder pain relief and how Core Concepts can help

Jaw pain? Physiotherapy can help.
21 Nov 2010, 11:56 pm

Although physiotherapists are getting more referrals from dentists, many people are not aware that physiotherapy is capable of treating a wide range of symptoms caused by a dysfunction of the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ). Common symptoms are local jaw pain, clicking jaw, and muscle tension around the jaw. Anatomy of the TMJ The TMJ is a […]

Is the outcome of ACL Surgery really better than Conservative Management?
28 Aug 2010, 12:00 pm

If you have sustained an ACL ( Anterior Cruciate Ligament of  the knee) tear and is considering an ACL surgery, you would find it useful to know more about the latest research discussion on ACL surgery versus Physical therapy management.

Bracing for Scoliosis
26 Aug 2010, 11:35 pm

How many types of braces are available for scoliosis? In general, there are 2 main types of braces: hard brace and soft brace. Hard braces are made of thermoplastic. It has been the main brace prescribed over the last few decades. Common types of hard braces are Boston’s, Charleston’s, and Milwaukie’s etc. Hard Brace Soft […]

Knock Knees – Can I reverse it? (Part 2)
19 Aug 2010, 12:00 pm

In the previous entry for Knock Knees, we discuss about the different types of knock knees and the contributing factors of it. Now, we will talk about the problems of this condition and ways we could get rid of it. The Problems of this condition The alignment of the knee joint in someone with knock […]

Maybe it’s not Plantarfasciitis but Heel Fat Pad Syndrome
29 Jul 2010, 8:00 am

Do you have heel pain? And think it is Plantar Fasciitis? Maybe not, it might be another type of heel pain called the Heel Fat Pad Syndrome. What´s the difference between the Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Fat Pad Syndrome? As shown in the illustration, both structures are in the same area of the heel whereas […]

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