• AUGUST 12, 2021
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    Total Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

    Total Hip Replacement Rehabilitation

    If you’re scheduled for a total hip replacement, you might be wondering what the rehab process will look like, how long the recovery will take and if there are things you should or shouldn’t be doing. Here we answer some of these questions and give a brief description of what the rehab process will look

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    • SEPTEMBER 22, 2022
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    Tennis Elbow – What is it?

    Tennis Elbow – What is it?

    Lateral elbow tendinopathy, commonly known as tennis elbow, is a common presentation in the clinic. It involves pain over the outside of your elbow. The pain is usually focused over the common extensor tendon that joins your forearm muscles to your elbow. Physiotherapists can really help with lateral elbow tendinopathy which is by and large

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    • SEPTEMBER 29, 2022
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    Tennis Elbow – Anatomy of lateral elbow tendinopathy

    Tennis Elbow – Anatomy of lateral elbow tendinopathy

    The features of lateral elbow tendinopathy are similar to those of other common tendinopathies we see including rotator cuff, patellar and achilles tendinopathy. Tendinopathy features typically include disorganized collagen architecture, altering the structure of the tendon. The most common area affected are the fibers of the extensor carpi radialis brevis (ECRB) component of the common

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    • MAY 19, 2022
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    Steroid or Corticosteroid injections are used widely for pain relief.

    Steroid or Corticosteroid injections are used widely for pain relief.

    They can be used to great benefit when combined with a focused physiotherapy management plan but like everything there are negative side effects to the treatment. What does a steroid injection do? Cortisone is an ANTI INFLAMMATORY medication NOT a PAINKILLER, by injecting it locally into the inflamed tissue it delivers a large direct local

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