Excel Life Issue 10

18/05/2019

[quote_left]The 10th edition of Excel Life is here and, as always, this issue is filled with helpful tips and the latest news in physiotherapy. In this edition, we also focus on how to prevent running injuries since running season is here. Click below…

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Acute Low Back Pain

14/11/2018

  The back is naturally a very strong structure that is made up of bones called vertebrae which are held together by a large network of ligaments and muscles. Acute low back pain refers to pain that has been present in the lower back…

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Upper to Mid Back Pain – The Thoracic Spine

14/11/2018

  The upper and mid back is known as the thoracic spine. It is a complex area, a bit like a woven bamboo basket! It consists of twelve vertebrae with discs that separate each one, and these discs act as shock absorbers. There…

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The Importance of Rehabilitation for Common Ankle Sprains

12/11/2018

  Almost everyone knows the pain of an ankle sprain. The unexpected trip off a step, halfway through a run, or a sharp pivot on the sports field, it can be sudden and definitely not pleasant. In this blog, Lawrence Lin, Physiotherapist from…

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Causes of Neck Pain and How Physiotherapy Can Help

02/10/2018

  Our head weighs up to 5kg. This is balanced and supported by our neck, which consists of seven vertebrae. From the second vertebrae onwards, each of them is separated from each other by discs. Other than that, we have muscles that support…

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Understanding Lateral Hip Pain (Also Known as Gluteal Tendinopathy)

23/09/2018

Pain over the side of the hip is commonly due to a condition affecting the local soft tissues at the greater trochanter (the prominent bony bump at the side of the hip). The primary pathology is tendinopathy of the glute medius and/or minimus…

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