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13
Aug
Hamstring Strain Recovery
By gpaadmin
  Outline Our Hamstring muscle makes up most of our thigh muscle. At the back of our leg it crosses both our knee and hip joint. Because it crosses two joints, it’s primary action is to flex (bend) the knee and extend (bring leg back...
10
Aug
3 Steps to Netflix and Chill with Ease
By gpaadmin
The What According to recent studies on average we spend 71 minutes if not more on Netflix per day. However, when we find an addictive show we all spend 2 hours, maybe 3 hours sitting down. Long and behold there’s a greater chance of low ...
02
Aug
Types of runs for distance runners
By gpaadmin
By Physiotherapist, Paulina Backiel Introduction Are you interested in changing up your running routine? Perhaps you are training and are looking to add more challenging types of runs into your routine. Here, Paulina is going over all of th...
28
Jul
Plantar Fasciitis Treatment
By gpaadmin
Do you wake up in the morning with a sharp pain in the heels of your feet? Does this pain subside after you’ve taken a few steps? You’re probably suffering from Plantar Fasciitis.  So, where exactly is your plantar fascia? Take hold...
14
Jul
Rotator Cuff Muscle and Rotator Cuff Injury
By gpaadmin
Rotator cuff muscle The rotator cuff muscle is actually not one muscle but four muscles that all act together to help stabilize our shoulder. The shoulder(glenohumeral joint) is a multi axial joint meaning it can move in multiple directions...
07
Jul
Carpal Tunnel Symptoms
By gpaadmin
Where is my carpal tunnel? Your carpal tunnel is a shallow and narrow passage in the palmar side of your wrist. It is surrounded by the bones of your wrist, many tendons that run through it and your median nerve. Your median nerve controls ...
23
Jun
What is the difference between sciatica and sciatic nerve pain?
By gpaadmin
Many people get diagnosed with sciatic pain but do they know what sciatic pain really is? The words “sciatic pain” and “sciatica” get passed on to many of our patients by health professionals but what do these words mean?    L...
10
Jun
How to bulletproof your shoulders
By gpaadmin
Have you ever wondered how many of us have experienced shoulder pain? The answer is up to 70%! The pain is usually caused by previous injuries, trauma, or overuse. Any cause could be sports, as certain sports can increase your risk of getti...
10
Jun
What Exactly is Tennis Elbow?
By gpaadmin
Introduction Tennis elbow is an injury that involves the common extensor tendon situated at the lateral (outside) part of your elbow. This common tendon extends into the muscles that extend the wrist (extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) a...
31
May
The link between your pillow and neck pain
By gpaadmin
Did you know that your pillow could be the main cause of your neck pain? Besides getting better sleep and feeling rested, the right pillow for you can prevent you from waking up with a “stiff/wry neck”. The question then is which is the...