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Peroneal Tendonitis

Peroneal tendonitis

Peroneal tendonitis What is peroneal tendonitis / tendinosis? Peroneal tendonitis refers to inflammation of the peroneal tendons, while peroneal tendinosis refers to overuse and thickening of the peroneal tendons.  The peroneal tendons are two muscles that originate on the outer bone of your lower leg called your fibula, and insert at adjacent bones of your feet.  The first peroneal muscle is …

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Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis

Patellar Tendonitis also known as Jumper’s knee At the beginning, some musculoskeletal conditions may look too minor to require medical attention. Therefore, you may ignore them until they turn into debilitating injuries.   Jumpers knee also known as patellar tendonitis is one of those conditions, which affects one in every five jumping athletes. If this condition is left untreated, it …

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fascia myofascial release

Fascia

Fascia Many people suffer from long-term injuries that never seem to get better no matter how many different treatments they try or doctors they visit. The reason behind many of these types of injuries may stem from the fascia, a two millimeter layer of tissue that is located just below the skin. What is fascia? A lot of people will …

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Hamstring Injury Pulled Hamstring

Physiotherapy Treatment for a hamstring strain

Physiotherapy Treatment for a hamstring strain Where are the hamstring muscles located? The hamstring muscles are the three strong muscles that form the bulk of the back of your your thighs.  There are three hamstring muscles: Semitendinosus Semimembranosus Biceps femoris They attach at the base of the pelvis on your sit bones, they cross over the knee and attach to …

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Sesamoiditis Physiotherapy downtown Toronto

Sesamoiditis

Sesamoiditis What is a sesamoiditis? Sesamoid injuries involve the bones, tendons, and soft tissues in the area. Any fracture, imbalance, or irritation of the sesamoid bones and the adjacent tendons that cause inflammation of the hard and soft tissues in the area and pain under the big toe are called sesamoiditis. This medical condition is common among the athletes (especially …

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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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Rotator Cuff Tendinitis

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder Rotator Cuff Impingement Syndrome One of the most common musculoskeletal problems is shoulder rotator cuff impingement syndrome. If you are affected by this condition, our expert shoulder Physiotherapists can help you reduce your pain, regain range of motion, and improve your strength and abilities with your shoulder. What is shoulder rotator cuff impingement syndrome? The rotator cuff muscles are four muscles …

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Proper Sitting Posture

Proper Sitting Posture

Proper Sitting Posture Why is proper sitting posture so important? People are spending more time sitting today than ever before. The average person sits from seven to ten hours a day. When people sit with poor posture they can develop back, hip, and leg pain that can decrease productivity and cause multiple visits to a Physical Therapist in Toronto. One …

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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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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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