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The cost of falling

The cost of falling

The cost of falling We have all had a fall at one point or another- especially as children- trivializing the topic which can make most of us disregard there potential severity. However these unexpected/ unintentional loss of balance, especially in the elderly...
Osteoarthritis VS Rheumatoid Arthritis

Osteoarthritis VS Rheumatoid Arthritis

Out last few blogs posts we have discussed inflammation. To further build off of this, I wanted to discuss one of the most common chronic conditions- Arthritis. Arthritis is defined as inflammation of the joints of the body, however, this is just a general term. There...
Nutrition and Inflammation

Nutrition and Inflammation

Nutrition and Inflammation In our previous Blog post we covered what is inflammation, the differences in short and long-term inflammation, as well as physiotherapy recommendations and treatments for inflammation. When discussing inflammation in the clinic, the topic...
Acute and chronic inflammation

Acute and chronic inflammation

Inflammation occurs as part of our body’s immune response, where chemicals and white blood cells are released to fight off foreign invaders, infections or injuries. Signs of inflammation include; Redness Heat Swelling Pain Loss of Function Acute Inflammation  ...
Metabolic Syndrome

Metabolic Syndrome

Prior to becoming a healthcare professional, I had not heard of the term Metabolic Syndrome. This syndrome, effecting approximately 1 in 5 adults, is not discussed often with clients and a majority of people are unaware of potentially meeting its criteria. What is...
Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)/ Runners Knee

Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)/ Runners Knee

What is PFPS? Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), also known as runners knee, is knee pain and or stiffness in the front of the knee or surrounding the kneecap. As the name suggests this condition is common in runners or other athletes, particularly females and young...