Why does our posture affect our neck? It is extremely common for neck pain to have a direct relationship with poor posture. When the alignment of the head and spine is out of line, the neck is more prone to injury. Often this mal-alignment is due to the effects of wear and tear over time, poor posture due to work place ergonomics and repetition … [Read more...] about The Relationship Between Posture and Neck Pain
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a general term we use to describe the symptoms of pain or swelling at the front of your knee. This condition typically presents with a gradual onset of symptoms usually located on the front of your knee. It eventually results in increasing pain, limited range of movement of your knee, and decreased ability to walk, … [Read more...] about Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
What Are the Stages of Osteoarthritis? In general, Osteoarthritis can be classified into 4 main stages. Stage 1: A joint with stage 1 Osteoarthritis will have very minor "wear and tear" in the affected joint. Zero to minimal inflammation will be present in this stage, and typically any pain experienced will be very mild and dissipate … [Read more...] about Osteoarthritis – Part 2
What is it? What can be done? Osteoarthritis is simply defined as the wearing down of the bone surfaces that make up a joint. Every joint in your body is comprised of at least 2 bones that slide and glide across each other. This gives you the ability to move and bend your body through space. If you were to open up one of your joints to … [Read more...] about Osteoarthritis – Part 1
How Heat Can Help Ease Your Pain At My Mobile Physio we are often recommending heat therapy to assist our patients with treatment of their pain. What does heat therapy do? Heat therapy relaxes the muscles and hence increases tissue flexibility and helps reduce muscle spasms. Pain is relieved by providing a competing stimulus and thus blocking out … [Read more...] about It’s Getting Hot In Here!