In this blog we discuss what Fibromyalgia is, how it's caused, its symptoms and treatments options for this condition.
The first step in effectively treating any headache is to correctly identify the type of headache you are experiencing, followed by its root cause. A physiotherapist can help you identify both of these things, and work with you to lay out a range of treatment options and work towards reducing the level and frequency of this pain.
Osgood-Schlatter disease is the inflammation of the Tibial Tubercle, which is where the Patellar Tendon connects to the kneecap, running down to the shinbone. The primary cause of the condition is sudden growth spurts, which is further exacerbated by physical activity (not necessarily excessive activity, it must be noted)
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy, ESWT, or simply “shockwave therapy” for short is the use of shockwaves to treat inflammations of the tendons around our joints. Although it is a relatively unknown therapy in the public eye, shockwave therapy has proven to be a popular choice among many athletes, as well as people with chronic pain.
Frozen shoulder, or medically known, ‘Adhesive Capsuilitis’, is a disorder which involves the connective tissue surrounding the shoulder, the capsule. The shoulder capsule is just an envelope of tissue that surrounds the shoulder joint, this shoulder joint capsule can become inflamed which can result in tightening and scarring of the shoulder joint capsule which gives rise to ‘Frozen Shoulder’.