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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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Piriformis Syndrome Physiotherapy Toronto Downtown

Piriformis Syndrome Physiotherapy Toronto Downtown

Piriformis Syndrome What is Piriformis Syndrome? Piriformis syndrome is a neuromuscular disorder that is caused by the piriformis muscle compressing the sciatic nerve. The piriformis muscle is a flat muscle located in the gluteal region, also known as the buttocks area. This muscle is important because it helps stablize the hip joint and is responsible for rotating our leg outwards, …

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carpal tunnel physiotherapy treatment in downtown toronto

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Physiotherapy Treatment

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Physiotherapy Treatment What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs when the median nerve is compressed in the carpal tunnel. The median nerve travels from through the forearm into the palm and innervates the thumb, index finger, middle finger and the top half of the ring finger. The carpal tunnel, also known as the carpal canal, …

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spinal stenosis physiotherapy spinal decompression toronto

Physiotherapy Cold Laser and Spinal Decompression for Spinal Stenosis

What Is Spinal Stenosis? Spinal Stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal, which puts pressure on the spinal cord and nerves. There are different types of spinal stenosis which include cervical, thoracic and lumbar. Lumbar (low back) stenosis is the most common form of spinal stenosis. Cervical (neck) stenosis is the second most common type of spinal stenosis, however, …

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Temporomandibular Joint TMJ Syndrome Physiotherapist downtown Toronto

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Syndrome Jaw Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto Temporomandibular joint syndrome is also known as temporomandibular joint dysfunction or temporomandibular joint disorder and can be abbreviated into TMJS. All of these terms cover pain and dysfunction of the temporomandibular joint. What is the Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ)? The TMJ is commonly known as the jaw. This joint is made up …

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Knee Arthritis Physiotherapist downtown Toronto

Knee Osteoarthritis Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto

Knee Osteoarthritis Physiotherapist in downtown Toronto What Is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is caused by the wearing away of cartilage, which is the knee’s natural cushioning. As the cartilage becomes thinner and thinner there is less shock absorbed and the two bones that meet at the knee may start to rub together causing pain. What are the risk factors for developing Osteoarthritis? …

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Physiotherapy and Custom Orthotics for Shin Splints Treatment in Downtown Toronto

Physiotherapy and Custom Orthotics for Shin Splints Treatment in Downtown Toronto What Are Shin Splints? Shin splints refer to pain along the front lower leg, more specifically the front tibia bone. Shin splint are also known as tibial stress syndrome (TSS) due to repetitive stress causing inflammation of the muscles connected to the tibia.  Pain is often brought on by …

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chiropody physiotherapy treatment for bunions in downtown toronto

Chiropody and Physiotherapy Treatment for Bunions in Toronto

Chiropody and Physiotherapy Treatment for Bunions in Toronto What Are Bunions? A Bunion is an enlargement of the bone or tissue at the joint of the big toe. Bunions form when pressure is applied to side of the big toe which forces it to press against other toes. The angling of the big toe causes the joint to become swollen …

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Shockwave Therapy Physiotherapy Toronto Tennis Elbow

Shockwave Therapy Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow in Toronto

Shockwave Therapy Physiotherapy for Tennis Elbow in Toronto Have you recently been experiencing elbow pain along the outer side of your arm? Has this pain limited you from doing daily activities? This pain can be commonly referred to as “Tennis Elbow”, however, this name is often a misnomer because people who experience this condition do not always play tennis. People …

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