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Physiotherapy Toronto Hip Bursitis

Hip Bursitis

Hip Bursitis Bursitis of the hip is one of the most common causes of hip pain. It is most commonly seen in women and middle-aged or elderly individuals, however it can affect younger individuals as well. The hip is one of the three most common joints (along with the shoulder and elbow) that can be affected by bursitis.  Ace Physiotherapy …

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Neck Shoulder Strain Pain Work

Neck Shoulder Strain Pain At Work

Neck Shoulder Strain Pain At Work Neck shoulder strain pain at work is often related to; poor desk ergonomics, static or repetitive postures, emotional stress and overhead movements that put unusual stress on the muscles and joints.  A strain can occur from stressful activities such as; lifting too much weight, repetitive stress causing small damage which adds up to a major complaint over …

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TFCC Tear Physiotherapy Toronto

TFCC Tear

TFCC Tear TFCC refers to the triangular fibrocartilage complex which sits in the wrist on the side of the small finger. Its purpose is to cushion and support the carpal bones of the wrist and stabilize the radius and ulna as the forearm rotates and as the hand grasps. The complex is made up of the triangular fibrocartilage disc, and …

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De Quervain's Tenosynovitis Physiotherapy Toronto

De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

De Quervains Tenosynovitis De Quervains tenosynovitis is the inflammation of the tendons on the thumb side of the wrist. The condition is quite painful, especially during movements that involve rotating the wrist or making a fist or gripping items. It is technically considered an entrapment syndrome of the first dorsal compartment at the wrist that affects the tendons of the …

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Subacromial Bursitis Physiotherapy Toronto

Subacromial Bursitis

Subacromial Bursitis Everybody has several bursas in the shoulder.  A bursa appearance resembles that of a flat grape, and provides a cushion between our tendons and bones. The subacromial bursa helps the motion of the supraspinatus tendon of the rotator cuff of your shoulder in activities such as overhead work. Subacromial bursitis (also called shoulder bursitis) is a common cause of …

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ACL Injury Physiotherapy Toronto

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear One of the most common knee injuries to the knee ligments, particularly as a result of sports, is an anterior cruciate ligament tear aka ACL tear. Individuals who are involved in sports that involve running, jumping, or quick pivoting movements such as soccer, tennis, volleyball, basketball are more susceptible to damage of their anterior cruciate ligaments. …

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Rotator-Cuff-Physiotherapy

Rotator Cuff Physiotherapy

Rotator Cuff Physiotherapy What is Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tendonitis? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. These muscles give the joint support and also allow us to move our arm.  Rotator cuff tendonitis occurs when any one of these tendons becomes irritated and inflamed.  Rotator cuff tendonitis is sometimes also known as …

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Broken Collarbone Physiotherapy Toronto

Clavicle Fracture aka Broken Collarbone

Clavicle Fracture aka Broken Collarbone The clavicle, also known as the collarbone, is the bone at the front of your shoulder that connects your arm to your body. It helps to stabilize the shoulder and arm as they move and helps to protect nearby nerves and blood vessels. A clavicle fracture is the medical term for a broken collarbone. The clavicle …

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Ankle Sprain Treatment Physical Therapy

Sprained Ankle Physical Therapy Treatment

Sprained Ankle Physical Therapy Treatment One of the most common sport injuries is a sprained ankle. In most cases a sprained ankle occurs when your ankle rolls inwards under the weight of the rest of your body. This results in a sprain to the ligaments on the outside of the ankle.  Once someone has already sprained their ankle, there is an increased …

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shoulder labral tear

Shoulder Labrum Tear

Shoulder Labrum Tear A shoulder labrum tear is a condition characterized by tearing of the cartilage tissue (labrum) within your shoulder joint. The glenoid labrum is a fibro-cartilaginous rubbery structure which encircles the glenoid cavity deepening the glenohumeral socket. It also cushions the impact of the humerus bone on the shoulder blade during upper limb weight bearing. Any severe damage to this structure …

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