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Jun 27, 2022 / Blog, Health

Case Study: Divorcing Fact from Fiction In A Shoulder Separation Case

Case Study: Divorcing Fact from Fiction In A Shoulder Separation Case A*, a 27 year old male, walked in the clinic and immediately said he has a shoulder separation. “Not a shoulder dislocation, because shoulder dislocation pops out of the socket and drops downwards, but the opposite of it. Mine pops up and there’s a bump on my shoulder. I googled; I have a shoulder separation.”... Read more »

Jun 16, 2022 / Blog, Health

Vestibular Therapy: How it Helps Migraines, Tinnitus, Dizziness and Vertigo (BPPV)

Vestibular Therapy: How it Helps Migraines, Tinnitus, Dizziness and Vertigo (BPPV) What Is Vestibular Therapy? Vestibular therapy, or vestibular physiotherapy as it is often referred to, is a form of treatment that aims to address primary and secondary problems related to vestibular pathology. This means that vestibular therapy can help those who are experiencing symptoms directly from a problem with the vestibular system (BPPV, Ménière’s disease,... Read more »

Jun 10, 2022 / Blog, Health

Case Study: What’s The Role of Massage/Soft Tissue Therapy In Migraine and Headache Recovery?

Case Study: What’s The Role of Massage/Soft Tissue Therapy In Migraine and Headache Recovery? Massage often gets a bad rep in the world of rehabilitation or physiotherapy. If you’re someone who follows the latest spotlights and trending fitness/rehabilitation influencers on Instagram or Twitter, you might have come across ‘discussions’ (which look very similar to arguments and Internet fights!) where the therapeutic benefit of massage therapy is fought over and... Read more »

May 25, 2022 / Blog, Exercise

Best Exercises for Herniated Disc Recovery

Best Exercises for Herniated Disc Recovery Physical Therapy Exercises for Herniated Disc Recovery A herniated disc or a slipped disc can be something scary to be diagnosed with – does it mean that I will have pain forever? Can it ever be cured? Is there a way to help my recovery and reduce the chances of this happening again in other... Read more »

May 08, 2022 / Blog, Health

3 Tests to Figure Out The Cause of Your Sudden Lower Back Pain

3 Tests to Figure Out The Cause of Your Sudden Lower Back Pain Pain in the Lower Back – Is It Sciatica? You’ve had this on and off pain for a while now, but never as bad as recently. Something just as simple as bending over to pick something up triggered that pain in your back that feels like it might be going down your buttock or leg.... Read more »

Jan 26, 2022 / Blog, Health

4 Home Remedies for Ankle Sprains

4 Home Remedies for Ankle Sprains How To Treat An Ankle Sprain at Home Physiotherapy for ankle sprain focuses on 4 stages of sprain healing, which is 1) reduction of pain and swelling, 2) increasing mobility, 3) strengthening muscles, and 4) improving balance & joint stabilisation to prevent future injuries.   What happens if you’ve just injured your ankle and can’t... Read more »

Nov 16, 2021 / Blog, Health

How Spinal Decompression Can Speed Up Your Recovery

How Spinal Decompression Can Speed Up Your Recovery What is Spinal Decompression? Spinal Decompression is another method of conservative treatment for people with HERNIATED DISCS that is causing shooting pain in the neck or lower back. “Conservative” meaning that it is entirely NON-SURGICAL and that no medication is required, other than the medication advised by your Physician.   As you lie down on... Read more »

Nov 07, 2021 / Blog, Health

Chiropractor vs. Physical Therapist: When? | Being Open-minded in Healing

Chiropractor vs. Physical Therapist: When? | Being Open-minded in Healing   Previous experiences — whether with a certain doctor, chiropractor, physiotherapist — can often set our expectations for future appointments. If we have only always seen a physiotherapist before, we may be reluctant to see a chiropractor. The same goes both ways too; some people may not understand how a physiotherapist can help if they... Read more »

Sep 30, 2021 / Blog, Health

Top 3 Daily Stretches to Get Rid of Neck Hump

Top 3 Daily Stretches to Get Rid of Neck Hump Looked in the mirror one day and realised that there seems to be a hump at the base of your neck? That’s what Doctors usually call a “Dowager’s Hump” — originating from the meaning of the word “Dowager” which is an elderly lady! This is because the neck hump used to only be a problem... Read more »

Sep 14, 2021 / Blog, Health

6 Effective Ways To Relieve Muscle Tension Fast

6 Effective Ways To Relieve Muscle Tension Fast How to Use Massage Balls for Tight Muscles  During a time where the pandemic has got us all stuck at home, spending all that time in front of the computer can really create lots of shoulder tightness and lower back/hip soreness. I’m sure that at one point during this pandemic, we’ve all thought to ourselves,... Read more »
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