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Everything You Need to Know About Shin Splints

Shin splints are an injury which have derailed my running in the past. As a podiatrist I’m passionate about treating and educating others. This guide is both personal and professional. Treating your shin splints starts with knowing them. Let’s get started. If you’re like me, you’ve started the ‘running mission’ at some point in your …

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Stiff Neck

Most of us experience a stiff neck during our lifetime. There are many (and I mean many) causes of a stiff neck but as a physiotherapist there’s a few that really stand out. These are the types of stiff neck I see in clinic most regularly. Stiff neck from overworked neck muscles, cervical joints or …

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frozen shoulder cause and treatment

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder Frozen shoulder is a disorder where the shoulder capsule and connective tissues surrounding the shoulder joint becomes stiff and thickened. This restricts motion and often causes chronic pain. It mainly affects people ages 40 – 60. It is also more commonly found in women than men, people with diabetes and may be associated …

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Tennis Elbow

With so many different treatments for tennis elbow, one of the most common types of elbow pain if can be hard to know what is best for you. I’ve done the research to bring you the most up to date advice. If you’ve got tennis elbow, this ones for you. What Is Tennis Elbow? Tennis …

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sever's disease cured or just renamed to calcaneal apophysitis

Sever’s Disease

What is Sever’s disease?  Firstly, it’s not a disease! Sever’s disease is the much more common, antiquated and dare we say it, outdated nomenclature for calcaneal apophysitis. An injury that affects many growing young kids every single day.You see the heel bone called the calcaneus has a soft growth plate that runs through it near …

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