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Sciatica

Sciatica is the Latin word for “pain down the back of the leg.” Sciatica is referred pain usually caused by trapping the sciatic nerve in the lower back. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back down through the buttocks and along the back of each leg. Sciatica is pain along this nerve and isRead More…

Posture Problems

The importance of good posture cannot be stressed enough in modern times. It extends far beyond our outward appearance and aesthetics. Your posture is an indication of muscle balance and spinal alignment. Healthcare providers around the world are seeing a sharp rise in health problems arising from poor posture, especially in children with the riseRead More…

Post-Pregnancy Issues

After a woman has given birth, there are a variety of conditions that she may encounter. Here are 2 of the most common of them: Engorgement Engorgement can occur when your milk comes in. This is the uncomfortable swelling of the breasts that tends to happen between 2 to 4 days after delivery. The swellingRead More…

Posterior Tibial Tendonitis

Tendonitis in the foot is a common problem especially when you use your feet profusely such as in playing sports. One of the most frequently affected tendons is the posterior tibial tendon, a structure that is normally hard at work, throughout the contact phase of gait (when the foot is in contact with the ground).Read More…

Pelvic Instability

Most women who suffer pelvic instability will have mild symptoms which do not cause lasting problems. They may suffer mildly toward the end of the pregnancy and recover shortly after birth. Some women suffer a moderate amount of pelvic instability which is painful and requires a reduction of activities. They should seek assistance from aRead More…

Pelvic Floor Pain

Pelvic floor muscle tension can be a debilitating condition that may have far reaching effects upon a woman’s life including her intimate relationships. Medical practitioners seem to be treating increasing numbers of women with pelvic pain caused by pelvic floor muscle tension or over-active pelvic floor muscles. Pelvic floor muscles can become taut with spasmRead More…

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a disease in which the bones become fragile and brittle. Bones can fracture easily if they are afflicted with osteoporosis. Even a minor bump or fall can cause a serious fracture. Half of all women and one-third of men over 60 years old in Australia will have a fracture due to osteoporosis. OsteoporosisRead More…

Osgood Schlatter’s Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease is a condition which causes pain on the knee. It commonly occurs among young people between the ages of 9-16. It manifests itself through a painful lump just below the knee. This is due to the inflammation of the patellar ligament at the tibial tuberosity. The pain is usually felt during physical activityRead More…

Neck Pain

One out of ten of us will have neck pain at some point in our life. In most cases, it is not due to a serious disease or neck problem, and often, the exact cause for the pain is not clear. Most are probably due to minor sprains or bad posture. This comes as noRead More…

Myofascial Pain Syndrome

Myofascial Pain Syndrome (MPS) is a painful musculoskeletal condition, a common cause of musculoskeletal pain. MPS is characterised by the development of myofascial trigger points (TrPs) that are locally tender when active and refers pain through specific patterns to other areas of the body. A trigger point or sensitively painful area in the muscle orRead More…

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