Leg pain can be a nuisance, and in some cases debilitating. Such a condition can make it difficult to perform simple day activities, including standing, walking, and even sleeping. Though your first inclination may be to think that the source of the problem may be in the leg itself, you shouldn’t discount the idea that it may be located somewhere else, such as the lower spine. In fact, it’s often the lower spine that is the root of the problem.
Adhesive capsulitis, also known as the frozen shoulder affects up to 5% of the population. Signs and symptoms include: a limited range of both passive and active motions, stiffness, and pain when moving the shoulders. Of course, it is a must to consult with the experts like those working at the Institute of Sport Physio for a clear diagnosis. Aside from the therapy done in-house for Physio Newmarket and Grafton patients, there are exercises you can do at home to help with your frozen shoulder, such as:
Active individuals are keen about staying fit and healthy but they are also most prone to injuries. From bruises to strained muscles and broken bones, these conditions can affect one’s mobility and activity for long periods of time.
Across New Zealand, too many people suffer from chronic back pain. It is a condition that often limits movement and a person’s abilities to carry on with their tasks and other activities day to day. The costs of suffering from this has also been great but unfortunately, no conventional pain remedy has ever worked to provide permanent relief.
Back pain is perhaps the most common type of pain that people experience. Although there are many available treatments out there, most only provide temporary relief. Sooner or later, the pain shoots back up and the patient is left in a great deal of discomfort again, and right back into seeking better solutions.
In the world of athletics, hip and groin injuries are two of the biggest problems that have always baffled surgeons. That’s because these two injuries somehow interact even if they are entirely different from each other. If not treated immediately and properly, both issues can also put an abrupt end to an athlete’s promising career. [Read more…]
Sure, you like to keep your body fit. That’s exactly why you have made a commitment to stay active everyday. If it were up to you, you would not miss a single day at the gym or the court, unless you are really unable to get moving. [Read more…]
Fibromyalgia is a debilitating condition that causes simultaneous muscle pain and fatigue in multiple parts of the body. Pain can range from mild to severe. Fibromyalgia is listed as a form of arthritis; however, the popular belief is that it is caused by an oversensitive nervous system because of its symptoms. [Read more…]
If your job requires you to spend a lot of time in front of a computer, one if the biggest health risks that you may face is carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). A common wrist condition often seen in individuals who work sedentary jobs, CTS can affect the whole arm and cause numbness, stiffness, and pain in the fingers and hand. If you suspect that you have CTS, learn more about the condition with the information below. [Read more…]
The scapula or shoulder blade is an impressive anatomical structure. Suspended by only two ligaments, three layers of muscle and bursae (small, fluid-filled sacs that reduce friction between muscles, tendons, and bone), are all that support the structure. There isn’t a real joint between scapula and trunk, but movement is possible, and therein lies the scapula’s uniqueness. [Read more…]