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How's your shoulder feeling? Are you experiencing pain when attempting to reach or lift? Do you get shoulder pain when… Reaching overhead? Sleeping on your side? Lifting the grocery bags onto the kitchen bench? By far the most common shoulder problem that we see in the clinic is...

Are you experiencing pain in your lower back region? Common complaints from our patients are: “It hurts to put on my pants/socks/shoes” “I get sharp pain with bending over/rolling in bed” “I can’t stand up straight after a period of sitting down” “I have pain extending down my leg” These...

Have you ever been to see a physiotherapist for pain in one part of your body and when they treated you, they focused on a completely different area? While this can be a strange experience, it can be even more puzzling when the treatment actually...

For most of us, the hours we spend sleeping are simply a time for rest and recovery. However, you might be surprised to learn that your sleeping position can have a significant impact on your body, particularly if you already have an injury. When you consider that we spend approximately 40% of our lives in bed, it becomes less surprising. Ideally, your body should be held in a position of minimal stress while sleeping. This means that all your joints and muscles are resting in a neutral position. Over time, joints that are held in more extreme positions may put pressure on the surrounding structures and this may lead to a feeling of stiffness in the morning.

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease that affects the cartilage of joints. The hip is one the joints most commonly affected by osteoarthritis. While OA is generally considered to be a disease associated with aging, younger people can be affected, particularly following trauma to the...