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Femoroacetabular impingment

Femoroacetabular Impingement

Femoroacetabular Impingement What is femoroacetabular impingement / hip impingement syndrome? Your hip joint where the round head of your femur (thigh bone) joins the cup-like depression of your pelvis (the acetabulum) is a ball-and-socket joint. A slippery cartilage covers the surfaces of the ball and the socket, which creates smooth surfaces that help the bones glide easily across each other. This …

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Sprained Finger Treatment Toronto Physiotherapy

Sprained Finger Treatment

Sprained Finger Treatment Our Fingers are one of the most vulnerable parts of our bodies and are easy to injure from physical trauma.  Finger sprains are a common injury in ball sports such as; basketball and handball. The severity of damage ranges from a mildly sprained finger which often resolves in a few days to a major rupture of ligaments …

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yoga versus pilates

Yoga vs. Pilates: Which One Is Right For You?

Yoga vs. Pilates: Which One Is Right For You? Yoga vs. Pilates, which one is right for you?  Yoga and Pilates are two of the most popular low-impact exercise disciplines that people use to stay in shape. Both are available at gyms or done at home. Many people are unsure about the differences between the two and which one will be better …

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ac joint sprain shoulder seperation

AC Joint Sprain / Separated Shoulder

AC Joint Sprain / Separated Shoulder What is an AC Joint Sprain / Separated Shoulder? The joint that connects the outer end of your collarbone (clavicle) and the acromion process of your shoulder blade (scapula) is called acromioclavicular joint or AC joint. AC joint has a role in many of the movements of your arm. The AC joint also transmits forces from the arm …

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Pain in buttocks

Piriformis Syndrome Treatment

Piriformis Syndrome Treatment What is piriformis syndrome? The Piriformis muscle is placed deep in your buttock that connects to your thigh bone and sacrum (just above your tail bone). The piriformis has a role in your ability to walk, run, maintain balance, and stabilize the hip.  The Piriformis muscle turns your leg outward at the hip. When the piriformis goes into …

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Woke Up With Shoulder Pain Physiotherapy Toronto

Woke Up with Shoulder Pain

Woke Up with Shoulder Pain? Have you experienced shoulder pain when you woke up in a morning?  Sometimes the shoulder pain can appear out of the blue, and you might have wondered what had happened to your shoulder while you slept.  There are many possible reasons you are suffering from shoulder pain in the morning, including strain or sprains of …

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Physiotherapy Tennis Elbow Tendonitis Toronto

Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow Tendonitis

Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow Tendonitis What is Tennis Elbow? The lateral epicondyle is the bony part on the outer side of your elbow.  It serves as the attachment point for many of the muscles that extend the wrist. Injuries to these muscles and tendons through overuse will cause patients pain in that area. Lateral epicondylitis, or “Tennis Elbow” is the name given …

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