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spinal stenosis physiotherapy spinal decompression toronto

Physiotherapy Cold Laser and Spinal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis

What Is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. There are different types of spinal stenosis which include cervical, thoracic and lumbar. Lumbar (low back) stenosis is the most common form of spinal stenosis. Cervical (neck) stenosis is the second most common type of spinal stenosis, however, …

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Temporomandibular Joint TMJ Syndrome Physiotherapist downtown Toronto

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Jaw Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto Temporomandibular joint syndrome is also known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction or temporomandibular joint disorder and can be abbreviated into TMJS. All of these terms cover pain and dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint. What is the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)? The TMJ is commonly known as the jaw. This joint is made up …

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Knee Arthritis Physiotherapist downtown Toronto

Knee Osteoarthritis Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto

Knee Osteoarthritis Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is caused by the wearing away of cartilage, which is the knee’s natural cushioning. As the cartilage becomes thinner and thinner there is less shock absorbed and the two bones that meet at the knee may start to rub together causing pain. What are the risk factors for developing Osteoarthritis? …

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Physiotherapy and Custom Orthotics for Shin Splints Treatment in Downtown Toronto

Physiotherapy and Custom Orthotics for Shin Splints Treatment in Downtown Toronto What Are Shin Splints? Shin splints refer to pain along the front lower leg, more specifically the front tibia bone. Shin splint are also known as tibial stress syndrome (TSS) due to repetitive stress causing inflammation of the muscles connected to the tibia.  Pain is often brought on by …

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chiropody physiotherapy treatment for bunions in downtown toronto

Chiropody and Physiotherapy Treatment for Bunions in Toronto

Chiropody and Physiotherapy Treatment for Bunions in Toronto What Are Bunions? A Bunion is an enlargement of the bone or tissue at the joint of the big toe. Bunions form when pressure is applied to side of the big toe which forces it to press against other toes. The angling of the big toe causes the joint to become swollen …

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Shockwave Therapy Physiotherapy Toronto Tennis Elbow

Shockwave Therapy Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow in Toronto

Shockwave Therapy Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow in Toronto Have you recently been experiencing elbow pain along the outer side of your arm? Has this pain limited you from doing daily activities? This pain can be commonly referred to as “Tennis Elbow”, however, this name is often a misnomer because people who experience this condition do not always play tennis. People …

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