Category Archives: Injury Articles

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ITB Syndrome (Iliotibial Band)

ITBS (Iliotibial Band Syndrome) is a common overuse  injury occurring in many athletes especially runners. The condition is characterised by irritation and  inflammation of the ITB present in the outer side of thigh region from hip to knee.     About the Iliotibial band The ITB is a thick and fibrous band that extends from…

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Ankle Sprain (Inversion Ankle Sprain – Most Common)

The ankle joint is one of the most complex structures of the body. It is made up of many bones, ligaments, muscles and tendons. An Ankle Sprains refers to the overstretching and/or tearing of the ligaments that help stabilise the ankle. An ankle sprain is a common sports related injury. About 40% of injuries in…

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Lumbar Sprain / Strain

The back is a complex structure of bone and muscle, supported by cartilage, tendons, and ligaments. It is estimated that 80% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, of which lower back pain is the most common. A large percentage of lower back complaints are due to a…

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Best Stretches for Sciatica

Best Stretches for Sciatica

Best Stretches for Sciatica The Sciatic Nerve, the largest of the nerves in our body travels from the lower back into the legs. Sciatica is the term given to nerve pain caused by sciatic nerve irritation. Irritation of this nerve can cause pain ranging from mild to severe located in the lower back region and…

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Best stretches for Lower Back Pain

Best Stretches for Lower Back Pain

Best Stretches for Lower Back Pain

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Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain

Best Exercises for Lower Back Pain

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Best Stretches for Neck and Shoulder Pain

Best Stretches for Neck and Shoulder Pain

Best Stretches for Neck and Shoulder Pain

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Sciatica Treatment

Sciatica Treatment | Glute Medius Soft Tissue Release

Sciatica Treatment – Self Administered Soft Tissue Release of the Glute Medius using a Tennis Ball Often when patients see me in the my chiropractic office suffering with sciatic pain, usually you’ll find that the glute musculature, along with the ITB and TFL clump together, form adhesions and myofacial trigger points. This will cause dysfunction…

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Plantar Fascia Release

Plantar Fascia Release Treatment

Self Administered Soft Tissue Release of the Plantar Fascia using a Tennis Ball Often you’ll find that the plantar fascia can become tight and tender, and form adhesions. This will cause dysfunction within the arch of the foot and even further up the kinetic chain. Often very painful in the mornings and quite often seen…

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101 Ways to Beat Back Pain

101 Ways to Beat Back Pain

It is estimated that 80% of the population will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives. The good news? There are simple things you can do to prevent back pain and keep a healthy spine and posture. If you are currently suffering with back pain then the following strategies and habits could…

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