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Arched back posture
Dos & Don’ts – The Arched Back Posture
30 Apr 2016, 10:18 am

In this infographic, find out more about the arched back posture as well as what you should do more of and avoid in order to prevent this poor posture type.

Oswestry Disability Questionnaire
12 Oct 2012, 4:01 pm

The Oswestry Disability Index (ODI) is an index derived from the Oswestry Low Back Pain Questionnaire used by clinicians and researchers to quantify disability for low back pain.

Neck Disability Questionnaire
12 Jan 2012, 3:59 pm

The Neck Disability Questionnaire is a modification of the Oswestry Low Back Pain Disability Questionnaire . It is a patient-completed, condition-specific functional status questionnaire with 10 items including pain, personal care, lifting, reading, headaches, concentration, work, driving, sleeping and recreation.

Whiplash – Management and Treatment
12 Jul 2011, 3:38 pm

Whiplash refers to the sudden head movement of a person forwards, then backwards or sideways. This quick whip-like movement can injure the neck resulting in pain.

Tennis/Golf Elbow – Management and Treatment
12 Jul 2011, 3:36 pm

Tennis elbow and Golfer’s elbow are painful conditions affecting the muscles around the elbow. Tennis elbow affects the muscles on the outside part of the elbow; while golfer’s elbow affects the inside part of the elbow. They are similar conditions where the forearm muscles get overused, the only difference being the location of the pain

Osteoarthritis Knee – Management and Treatment
12 Jul 2011, 3:34 pm

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a condition involving the breakdown of articular cartilage in your joints. Articular cartilage is rubbery tissue that covers the edges of bones to allow joints to move easily. As the disease develops, the articular cartilage becomes much thinner, or it can wear away completely. This can lead to thickening of the edges of the bones, and the bones may develop bony “spurs”.

Frozen Shoulder – Management and Treatment
12 Jul 2011, 3:34 pm

Frozen Shoulder is a condition whereby the shoulder joint becomes stiff and painful to move in all directions. It usually develops gradually, worsens over time, then eventually resolves; this usually occurs over a 2 year period. Frozen shoulder affects mainly people between the ages of 40 and 60 years old, it can occur in either shoulder, and in men or women. The medical term for frozen shoulder is Adhesive Capsulitis.

Ankle Sprains – Management and Treatment
12 Jul 2011, 3:31 pm

Lateral Ankle sprain is one of the most common injuries. Rolling our ankle outwards tend to strain the ligaments on the outside. And how often, than not, we end up going to a traditional masseur or our TCM practitioner for treatment. Ask ourselves, how often following the first sprain, do we re-sprain the injured ankle in the past 6 months? Chances are, we would have at least sprained it about another one time, if not twice.

Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction
12 Jul 2011, 3:30 pm

If you are pregnant and experience pain in groin and inner thighs, there is a chance that you have Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction (SPD)

Posterior Pelvic Pain
12 Jul 2011, 3:28 pm

Understanding Pelvic Pains In Pregnant Women posterior pelvic pain (PPP) is felt at or near the sacroiliac joints of your pelvis as a result of sacroiliac joint dysfunction. These are joints located at the 2 dimples of the lower back. The pain often feels deep within your lower back and can occur on one or both sides of your back. In some cases, pain radiates down to the buttock and the back of the thigh

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