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How Shockwave Therapy Heals Tendon and Ligament Injuries

As our society is becoming more industrialised, ligament and tendon injuries are becoming more common. Therefore, treatment is necessary to improve everyone’s lives, as acute and chronic pain can lead to stress and anxiety. Shockwave therapy refers to low energy pressure waves that go through a person’s skin to ensure healing and precision. It is commonly used as a non-invasive treatment for ligament and tendon injuries, plantar fasciitis, chronic muscle pain, shin splints, and various other conditions for which no other treatment works. When ligament or tendon injuries fail to respond to time, rest, and other therapies, many practitioners use shockwave therapy to relieve and heal the pain endured. How Shockwave Therapy Works Shockwave therapy involves repeatedly firing shock waves to the area, leading to micro-trauma. Micro-trauma to the cells increases the formation of blood vessels and encourages blood flow, which accelerates the healing process. Although it is difficult to understand

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Ways Physiotherapy Helps With Musculoskeletal Disorders

Musculoskeletal disorders encompass any kind of damage to nerves, joints, ligaments, bones, cartilage, tendons, and muscles. These disorders encompass a wide variety of conditions, making it possible for them to affect adults, children, and athletes. These include rotator cuff tears, ankle sprains, carpal tunnel syndrome, ACL ruptures, fibromyalgia and various other conditions that can cause large amounts of pain.

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Benefits of Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave therapy uses shockwaves to treat patients with different medical conditions such as chronic muscle pain, plantar fasciitis, jumpers knee, stress fractures and more. It involvespassing shockwaves or impulses of energy through the skin to the injured area. The shockwaves are delivered to the damaged tissues topromote cell regeneration and accelerate the repair. The energy pulses also reduce inflammation and provide pain relief.

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What You Need To Know About Dry Needling

A new way of treating neuropathic pain has developed using acupuncture needles that allows for the nerve impulses to be “rebooted.” This technique is known as dry needling. Dry Needling Vs Acupuncture  While this dry needling technique developed using thin needles like the ones used in acupuncture, the two are entirely different practices. This is a modern form of dry needling that’s specifically used for treating various kinds of muscular and joint pains. These needles are inserted at different trigger points to release built-up tension at those areas that have resulted in the formation of hard muscles. The technique allows for the irritable spots to relax and unclench the tight muscles. This results in decreased pain and discomfort. On the other hand, acupuncture is an ancient Chinese practice that’s used to treat several illnesses and ailments. It depends on the principles of “chi,” i.e. the flow of energy in living

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3 Benefits of Physiotherapy After Surgery

Undergoing surgery to treat any medical condition or injury takes a massive toll on the body. Many patients feel extremely weak, in pain, immobilized, or depressed for weeks after surgery.

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The Importance of Physiotherapy After a Car Accident

Car accidents can inflict severe trauma on the body and result in injuries that could lead to chronic or acute pain. The physical damage that a body sustains during a car accident can limit their physical movements and hamper them from performing even basic daily activities.

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How Shockwave Therapy Heals Sports Injuries

Have you ever witnessed an athlete take a nasty fall while playing their favorite sport? It seems so painful! And while the crowd grimaces and wonders how painful the injury must be, it’s always a shocker when the athlete is back the next week, playing again! While it may seem like a miracle, many professional athletes rely on treatments that target their joints and muscles and help them recover in no time. One such incredibly popular and successful treatment is shockwave therapy. Here’s how the treatment works.

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3 Ways Physiotherapy Can Help Elderly People

As you age, your body goes through extensive physical changes. Stiff joints, low bone density, and a lack of coordination are just some of the debilitating effects one goes through as they age. And while there is no way to reverse the clock, there are some practices that can help you keep your health under control. Physiotherapy, also known as physical therapy, is the ideal choice for senior citizens. The targeted exercises it entails can help elderly people restore and maintain their mobility and well-being. Here are some benefits of availing physiotherapy as you age. Non-Invasive With old age also comes the risk of deteriorating health. That’s why it is essential to keep yourself active; this gives your body the strength it needs to fight off diseases. Physiotherapy is an excellent non-invasive treatment plan for multiple ailments. By building strength and flexibility, you can avoid accidents and prevent injuries, which would otherwise

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Ankle Sprains — When Do You Need to See A Physiotherapist?

A woman experiencing pain after an ankle sprain

Everyone experiences injuries at some point in their life, whether they are severe or mild. In Canada, over 4 million people suffer from injuries severe enough to limit their normal activities each year. The most common injury among people aged 12 to 19 occurred on their feet and ankles, such as sprained and strains.

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Tennis Elbow —What Is It and How to Fix It

A young man experiencing elbow pain due to tennis elbow

Over two million people in Canada suffer from repetitive strain injuries every year, which can limit their daily activities and cause serious pain. One of the most common RSI is tennis elbow. Tennis elbow or Lateral epicondylitis is a painful joint disorder that occurs just above the elbow joint near the upper arm bone.

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