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Morning Heel Pain

Morning Heel Pain Do you have pain in your heel that is most painful in the morning or after an extended period of rest off your feet? If so, you may be experiencing an injury commonly known as plantar fasciitis. Although the pain is usually felt at it’s worst on the heel, sometimes pain is also felt radiating along the …

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How heat affects the body

How heat affects the body With Summer here in Toronto and the increase in outdoor physical activity, it is good to know how the hot temperatures, in collaboration with exercise participation can affect you and how you can work to prevent a heat injury from occurring The effect of heat, such as heat exhaustion, heat stroke and heat cramps are …

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Osgood Schlatters Disease Physiotherapy Toronto downtown

Osgood Schlatters Disease

Osgood Schlatters Disease What is Osgood Schlatters Disease? Osgood Schlatters disease is a common cause of knee pain commonly diagnosed in adolescents between the age of 10 and 15.  Osgood-Schlatter disease is inflammation where the knee cap (patella) attaches to the shin called the tibial tuberosity.  Osgood schlatters disease primarily affects adolescents who are currently undergoing a time of rapid growth in …

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Hamstring-Sports Physiotherapy-Toronto

Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy

What is biceps femoris tendinopathy? The biceps femoris tendon is one of the three hamstring muscle tendons, that is located at the back of the knee. It’s primary function is to assist in knee bending and extending the hip backwards. A tendinopathy refers to a chronic (greater than 3 months) caused by cumulative microtraumas from repetitive overloading.  Injury top the …

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Dehydration Dehydration is a condition which can cause a great level of discomfort and in some extreme cases, it can also become a very serious condition leading to unconsciousness, and even death. With the correct guidance and education from our Physiotherapists in Toronto, preventative techniques can be employed to avoid the detrimental effects of dehydration. What is dehydration? Dehydration results …

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Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Downtown Toronto

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy Downtown Toronto Ace Physiotherapy in downtown Toronto offers Pelvic floor physiotherapy services for both females and males.  Pelvic health Physiotherapy is useful in the prevention and treatment of pelvic floor dysfunction and pelvic pain. This pain or dysfunction can be caused by either a tightness or weakness in the pelvic floor muscles or a combination of both, …

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Sciatic Nerve Pain

Sciatic nerve pain is the acute nerve root compression of the sciatic nerve which runs through the spinal column, starting in the lower back / lumbar region and down the legs. Sciatic nerve pain is a condition that can be very painful and debilitating to those who suffer with it, but with proper diagnosis and treatment it can be managed and …

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shoulder subacromial bursitis downtown toronto

Shoulder Subacromial Bursitis

Shoulder Subacromial Bursitis A common misconception in training for throwing sports, predominately using the muscles around the shoulder, is that by training the muscles that are the primary movers for acceleration around the shoulder joint, you will be able to improve your throw. However, with this form of training, many forget to consider the consequences of  not training the muscles …

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Spinal-Decompression Toronto Disc Herniation Bulge

Disc Herniation Spinal Decompression Toronto

Disc Herniation Spinal Decompression A disc herniation typically occurs as a result of repetitive stress to the intervertebral discs of the spine. It can occur at any spinal level, but the lumbar and cervical regions are most common for this injury. The intervertebral discs undergo varying levels of physical stress based on movements and act to cushion the vertebral bones. …

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Best Custom Orthotics Toronto Achilles Tendonitis

Best Custom Orthotics for Achilles Tendonitis

Best Custom Orthotics for Achilles Tendonitis Even though the Achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body, Achilles tendonitis or tendinopathy is a common problem especially among athletes and runners. Achilles tendonitis particularly affects those individuals who do a lot of speed training, uphill running, or play sports that have sudden stop start movements such as tennis.  Achilles tendinopathies have …

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