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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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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 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 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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Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Radial Tunnel Syndrome

Radial Tunnel Syndrome Radial tunnel syndrome, sometimes also known as supinator syndrome, refers to increased pressure and compressive forces on the radial nerve as it passes through the forearm and elbow. The symptoms of this condition are can appear similar to the symptoms of tennis elbow. Therefore, there is a need for a precise, in-depth examination with a Physiotherapist who can apply the …

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