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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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…

Physiotherapy and sub-acromial injections for management of shoulder pain

    Can physiotherapy assist with sub-acromial injections for management of shoulder pain?   Shoulder pain can be debilitating and hamper your ability to continue your regular work, lifestyle and leisure activities, often it is difficult to shake.   Most frontline treatment guidelines discuss options of over the counter pain medications, physiotherapy or steroid injections…

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How can physiotherapy help with sports injuries?

Physiotherapy plays a vital role in the treatment and rehabilitation of sports injuries       Here are several ways in which physiotherapy can help: 1. Assessment and Diagnosis: Physiotherapists are trained to assess and diagnose sports injuries. They will evaluate the extent of the injury, identify any underlying causes, and determine the most appropriate…