New systematic review Identifies risk factors for achilles tendonitis. Elite running athletes have a 52% lifetime risk of developing achilles tendonitis; however, about a third of all patients with achilles tendonitis also have a sedentary lifestyle. This suggests that there may be many risk factors for developing achilles tendonitis. According to a 2019 systematic review […]
With the beginning of a new year come new goals, many which include starting a new exercise program or setting new goals in existing programs. Runners often set goals of running a certain mileage (ie marathon), or goals of a personal best time. Here I’ve compiled some tips for runners to avoid injury when starting […]
Topic Area: Prognosis Article: Salo P. Neck Muscle Strength and Mobility of the Cervical Spine as Predictors of Neck Pain: A prospective 6-year study. Spine 2012;37(12):1036-1040. Article Summary: It is well documented that individuals with neck pain have significant loss of neck muscle strength and ROM …but the question is, chicken or the egg? Is […]
Your physiotherapist will address problems of pain, loss of joint range of motion, weakness, gait, and exercise tolerance. We can’t reverse the damage done to the cartilage, but we can reduce pain, improve your mobility and function and slow down joint deterioration. If you’re not a candidate for a knee replacement, then we can do plenty to help you get back to your life and control the symptoms of knee arthritis.
“Blame it on the rain” -Milli Vanilli, 1989 Is all this rain getting to you? I suspect it is getting to some more than others. Many physiotherapy patients are certain of the link between joint pain and the weather and some have even stated that not only can they predict the weather based on their […]