Low back pain. This term brings a host of negative thoughts to mind. Most of us have experienced at least minor low back pain for a short period of time as a result of a sprained or strained muscle. Others deal with chronic low back pain. Physiopedia stated, “The lifetime prevalence of low back pain is reported to be as … Read More
3 Ways Physiotherapists Ease Back Pain
“My back is killing me!” Have you ever said something like this? If so, you are part of a large community of individuals worldwide who routinely experience back pain. Whether it is chronic, acute, severe, minor, dull, or sharp, back pain puts a dent in your quality of life. But, here is some great news: back pain is usually treatable. … Read More
Is Physiotherapy an Effective Treatment for Jaw Pain (TMD)?
Have you ever heard of or been diagnosed with TMD (temporomandibular disorder)? If so, you know that it causes jaw pain that is sometimes severe and very much interferes with daily life. TMD can… Give you “trouble chewing or a sudden uncomfortable bite — as if the upper and lower teeth are not fitting together properly.” Affect both … Read More
Physiotherapy Is an Effective Treatment for Headaches
“How can I get my headaches to go away?” That’s a great question, one that has been asked thousands of times and for which there is not always a clear answer. Pain associated with headaches can be severe and life altering. A lot of people who deal with this issue would do almost anything for it to be resolved. Can … Read More
Got Achilles Tendinitis? Find Relief with Physiotherapy.
All tendons are important, but none more so than the Achilles tendon. This tendon is located near the heel, on the back of the leg, and it helps us run, jump and walk. When the Achilles tendon becomes damaged or irritated, pain and limited mobility often ensue. Does your Achilles tendon hurt consistently? If so, you may have Achilles tendinitis, … Read More
Is a Weak Core the REAL Cause of Your Lower Back Pain?
A weak core gets blamed for an awful lot – especially lower back pain. While a weak core can indeed trigger pain and irritation in the low back region, it is not always the source of that pain. Read on to find out how a weak core causes back pain, and discover if it is the true source of your … Read More
Can Physiotherapy Heal Headaches?
How often do you suffer with a headache that just won’t let up? Dull or shooting, headache pain is one of the worst, most-dreaded types of pain. No doubt you’ve taken your fair share of over-the-counter painkillers in hopes of experiencing pain relief. Or, like thousands of others, perhaps you’ve taken prescription painkillers for your headaches and STILL not gotten … Read More