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Physical THerapy Toronto Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Physical Therapy for Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Physical Therapy for Iliotibial Band Syndrome What is Iliotibial Band Syndrome? The iliotibial (IT) band is a thick band of fascia that extends from the outer hip to the lateral knee. The IT band is important in stabilizing and moving the knee joint, especially when running. If the IT band is not working properly, the continuous rubbing over the lateral aspect …

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Physiotherapy Toronto Frozen Shoulder

Physiotherapy for Frozen Shoulder

Physiotherapy for Frozen Shoulder What is Frozen Shoulder? Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition where there is pain and stiffness in the shoulder joint. The connective tissue surrounding the joint becomes inflamed and can develop scar tissue, which results in a decreased range of motion and chronic pain. To help joints move more easily there is …

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Plantar Fasciitis Treatment Physiotherapy Toronto Downtown

Plantar Fasciitis Physiotherapy Chiropodist in Downtown Toronto

Plantar Fasciitis Physiotherapy Chiropodist in Downtown Toronto What is Plantar Fasciitis Physiotherapy? The plantar fascia is a band of tissue that runs from the heel to the balls of your foot. This tissue supports the foot and acts like a shock absorber. When this tissue becomes painful and inflamed, it is referred to as plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is the …

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Disc Herniation Toronto Physiotherapy downtown

Disc Herniation Treatment downtown Toronto

Disc Herniation Treatment downtown Toronto What is a Disk Herniation? Spinal disks, also known as intervertebral disks, are located between each vertebrae of the spine. These disks act as shock absorbers, while also allowing the spinal column to be flexible. The disk is made of 2 parts. The inner part is called the nucleus pulposus, which is softer more jelly …

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