When Calf Pain becomes Serious-Signs of DVT

When Calf Pain becomes Serious-Signs of DVT

Deep Vein Thrombosis Deep vein thrombosis (DVT) is a blood clot that forms within a deep vein in the body, most commonly found in the calf and thigh muscles of the leg. The worry of a DVT is that it could lead to something much more serious such as a pulmonary...
5 Reasons for Pain on the Inside of Your Knee

5 Reasons for Pain on the Inside of Your Knee

5 Reasons for Medial Knee Pain Medial knee pain is describing pain on the inside aspect on the knee, usually caused by an acute injury or an overuse injury. This can be associated with a number of different structures and causes. An MCL strain is a very common injury,...
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-What Causes it?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome-What Causes it?

Carpal tunnel syndrome is referring to pain in the wrist where the median nerve may be compressed as it passes through a tight part of the wrist along with tendons. You will most likely experience numbness or paraesthesia (i.e. pins and needles) around the thumb and...
5 Ways To Deal with Shin Splints

5 Ways To Deal with Shin Splints

The term “Shin splints” is commonly used to describe most nonspecific anterior leg pain. However, most health professionals will describe it as pain along the inside border of the shin bone, which is most commonly associated with runners, especially where running...
Causes for Lateral Knee Pain

Causes for Lateral Knee Pain

Lateral knee pain is a very broad term and focuses around the outside aspect of the knee joint, this is seen frequently in runners and cyclists. We will focus on a number of causes for lateral knee pain that you may be able to relate to. The most common cause of...
What To Do If You Have Chronic Low Back Pain

What To Do If You Have Chronic Low Back Pain

Chronic lower back pain is a very broad term, which is now used quite frequently by therapists and clinicians due to the number of individuals suffering with long-term back pain. The word ‘chronic’ is defined as pain that persists for 12 weeks or longer. There are a...
4 Rehab Exercises for Frozen Shoulder

4 Rehab Exercises for Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder occurs after the shoulder joint has been immobilized for a long period of time, which leads to the joint capsule to become thickened and tight due to a build up of scar tissue. Symptoms of frozen shoulder include persistent pain of the shoulder joint,...
How to treat a Tennis Elbow

How to treat a Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow is situated in the outside aspect of the elbow, where the extensor muscles of the forearm attach. Onset of pain usually coincides with recent changes in training, technique, intensity or equipment used within sport, work or even daily activities. Severity...
How to deal with Achilles Tendinopathy

How to deal with Achilles Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy occurs from continuous overload of the tendon. There are three stages of tendinopathy – reactive tendinopathy, tendon dysrepair and degenerative tendinopathy. In the later stages you are more likely to experience a change in the tendon thickness, which is...