Archives

Category Archive for: ‘blog’

bunion on foot physical therapy

Bunions

Bunions An average person takes around 3.5 million steps a year. This is why foot problems are so common. A bunion is a foot problem that affects about 1% of the population. Bunions are a modern foot-wear related disease, and rare in populations that don’t wear shoes. Anyone can have a bunion, but they’re more common in women than men. This …

Read More
bakers cyst treatment physiotherapy toronto downtown

Bakers Cyst or Popliteal Cyst

Bakers Cyst or Popliteal Cyst What is a Bakers cyst? A Bakers cyst or as it is sometimes called, a popliteal cyst, is a fluid-filled sac at the back of your knee beneath the popliteus muscle.  Synovial fluid is a clear liquid that circulates through your knee cavities and helps to lubricate the knee joint. In any form of knee …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
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 …

Read More
Page 5 of 11« First...«34567»10...Last »