Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries 

Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries

An anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the important internal ligaments of the knee joint. The anterior cruciate ligament or anterior cruciate ligament limits the tibia’s forward movement and the femur’s backward movement. It controls the movements of the knee and prevents excessive movements in the knee. Knee ACL injury refers to the tearing […]

Hallux Valgus or Big Toe Deviation

Hallux Valgus or Big Toe Deviation

Big toe deviation, or hallux valgus, is the most common foot deformity; This condition is also called big toe bunion. Its cause is the growth of an extra bony protrusion outward, in the big toe. The pressure applied to the foot while walking, standing for a long time, and wearing tight shoes can cause the […]

Short Leg Syndrome

Short Leg Syndrome

Short leg syndrome (SLS) is commonly known as leg length discrepancy in the medical community. Simply put, a person suffering from short legs has one leg shorter than the other. The difference in length doesn’t have to be huge to make a difference in your body, although a leg length difference of up to 1.5 […]

What Is Cervical Vertigo And Its Causes

What Is Cervical Vertigo

Things like lacrimation, facial pain, blurred vision, equilibrium problems, and dizziness problems originate from the neck. We call that cervical vertigo or cervicogenic dizziness, eyelid twitching, redness in your eye, sinusitis, sore throat, ear popping, and lowered spatial awareness. So as you can see, there are somewhat strange symptoms sometimes that can arise from the […]

How to Fix a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

How to Fix a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

Causes of a pinched nerve in your neck. We are seeing so many more patients suffering from a pinched nerve in their neck, and the likely reason we’re sitting too much. We’re not moving enough. We’re slouching in front of our computers, sitting with poor posture, and watching TV. This puts pressure on our discs, […]

How To FIX Forward Head Posture (Hunched Forward)

Forward Head Posture

In this article, we’re going to show you how to fix forward head posture in three simple exercises. We know forward head posture is very common, but just because it’s common, doesn’t mean it’s normal. Lots of people have high blood pressure and high cholesterol. It is still an abnormal clinical finding. Some people will […]

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

It is a term that is used for different conditions. Thoracic outlet syndrome occurs when the nerves or blood vessels in the chest outlet are compressed or stimulated. The thoracic outlet is a space between the clavicle and the first rib. This space is essential because important vessels and nerves pass through it. The critical […]

Physiotherapy Of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Physiotherapy Of Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder impingement syndrome is a common injury in which the shoulder bursa or tendons that move the shoulder or the rotator cuff repeatedly get stuck and are pressed when raising the arm vertically. Shoulder impingement can be very painful.Persistent shoulder impingement can cause shoulder bursitis (inflammation of the joint sacs), structural damage to the rotator […]

Ankle Fractures – Everything You Need To Know

Ankle Fractures

There are a lot of important topics associated with ankle fractures.An important topic is the classification of anchored fractions. There are two standard classifications used for ankle fractures:.Weber Classificationankle fractures are classified according to the level of the fibula fracture. (fracture below the syndesmosis, fracture at the syndesmosis, fracture above the syndesmosis).Lauge Hansen Classification 1. […]

Health care in Ontario

OHIP

OHIP is Ontario’s health care plan. Through OHIP, the province pays for many of the health services you may need. You need to apply and, once you’re approved, you’ll get an Ontario health card. Your health card proves you’re covered by OHIP – that’s why you’ll need to show it every time you see your […]