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 […]

Physiotherapy for Headache Relief

Physiotherapy for Headache Relief

Any pain that occurs in any part of the head is called a headache. There are many types of headaches, and their causes are also many. The International Headache Society describes several different categories of headaches: Cervicogenic (also called muscle spasm headaches). Migraine and cluster. Cranial neuralgia, facial pain, and other headaches. Secondary headaches are […]

Broken Wrist: Treatment, Recovery

Broken Wrist

Many wrist fractures are successfully treated without surgery. However, some cases require an operation to restore the bones’ typical structure, provide stability, and prevent further bone fragment movement. One of the standard procedures to achieve this is ‘open reduction internal fixation (ORIF) surgery, where the position of the broken bones is corrected and then held […]

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 […]

What is Hot Stone Massage Therapy?

What is Hot Stone Massage Therapy?

During a hot stone massage, the techniques of a regular massage are applied. However, the therapist also works with hot stones that are placed on specific parts of the body. The stones are smooth and flat and are usually made of the volcanic rock type called basalt. These particular stones are chosen because they retain […]

Flat Feet: Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment

Flat feet

Flat feet or low arch of the foot occurs when there is no gap between your sole and the ground or very little distance. This means that your foot is flat or almost flat on the floor. A child causes the arch or depression of the foot, and the soles of the feet may not […]

Frozen Shoulder Diagnosis and Treatment

Frozen Shoulder Diagnosis and Treatment

Frozen shoulder is a condition that causes shoulder pain and limits the shoulder’s range of motion. The limitation in movement affects both the active and passive range of motion. That means that your movement is restricted at the shoulder joint when you try to move your arm and when someone else (such as your doctor) […]

Different Causes of Leg Pain

Different Causes of Leg Pain

This article will speak about the different causes of leg pain and how doctors or physiotherapists evaluate them, and how to treat them.Leg pain is a common problem that may occur periodically or continuously. Leg pain is usually related to bone problems and blood vessels and nerves. This problem can be painful and very annoying […]