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 […]
Study Appraised:: Gonzalez-Iglesias et al. Short-term effects of cervical kinesio-taping on pain and cervical ROM in patients with acute whiplash injuries: A RCT. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2009; 39(7):515-521. Level of Evidence: 1b Purpose of the study Whiplash is the result of forceful back and forth movement of the spine which may lead to […]
With the start of summer we try and get outside to become more active. Cycling is a great sport for people looking for low impact activity to improve endurance and cardiovascular health. In Ajax we have a lot of trails throughout the town and the waterfront across Durham Region attracts cyclists from all across the […]