jaw pain physio tips

Jaw pain Physio tips

Jaw pain Physio tips   Jaw pain can be a real bother, but there are some simple things you can try to ease it: Rest Your Jaw: Avoid chewing gum or tough foods for a while to give your jaw muscles a break. Apply Ice or Heat: Putting an ice pack or warm towel on…

What is Achilles pain?

Achilles pain refers to discomfort or soreness in the Achilles tendon, which is the thick band of tissue that connects your calf muscles to your heel bone.      Causes of Achilles pain:  Overuse: Repeated stress on the Achilles tendon from activities like running or jumping.  Tight calf muscles: When the muscles in your calf…

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Balance exercise tips

Why is balance important?   Balance is crucial for overall well-being and is essential in various aspects of daily life. Here are some key reasons highlighting the importance of balance • Falls prevention Maintaining good balance helps prevent falls, especially in older adults. Falls can lead to serious injuries, and having good balance can reduce…

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Shoulder Pain Prevention Options: Strategies for Reducing Risk

Shoulder pain can affect individuals of all ages and backgrounds, arising from various causes such as injury, overuse, or underlying health conditions. Prevention strategies are critical for maintaining shoulder health and overall well-being. Understanding the structure and function of the shoulder helps in identifying effective measures to prevent discomfort. The shoulder is a complex joint…

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3 Common Exercise Misconceptions

3 Common Exercise Misconceptions    1. Warmups are unnecessary You might have heard that stretching before exercising might be detrimental to performance. However, warming up before participating in any type of physical activity has been shown time and time again, to improve performance.   But what is the best type of warmup? Well, this depends on…

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5 strength exercises to prevent hamstring strains

5 strength exercises to prevent hamstring strains   What is a hamstring strain? A hamstring strain is an injury to one or more of the three hamstring muscles – biceps femoris, semi-membranous and semitendinosus. Hamstring strains commonly occur during movements involving rapid contraction and extensive lengthening, such as during high-speed running or kicking motions.  …

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Shin splints

Shin splits: Tips to keep you running!   What are shin splints? ‘Shin splints’ is a term used to describe shin pain along the inside or front edges of the shin. It’s very common among runners and impact type sports such as football. The term can encompass a variety of different diagnoses – such as medial…

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Understanding Shoulder Pain: A Comprehensive Guide

Shoulder pain is a common issue that many individuals face in their day-to-day lives. It can arise from various sources, ranging from muscle strain to more complex issues such as rotator cuff injuries or arthritis. Understanding the underlying causes and symptoms of shoulder pain is crucial in effectively addressing the issue and finding the appropriate…