Frozen shoulder is one of the most common medical conditions worldwide. It affects two to five percent of the population, limiting shoulder mobility. Also known as adhesive capsulitis, it causes a number of symptoms that worsen over time. Even though this condition goes away on its own without one to three years, it still requires […]

15/12/2018
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Back pain can have a multitude of causes, from sciatica and sports injuries to arthritis. A lesser known cause is sacroiliac joint dysfunction or SI joint pain. This condition is often due to inflammation of the joints between your spine and hips. It can mimic other disorders, including hip fractures and herniated discs. For this […]

01/12/2018
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A staggering 80 percent of people worldwide will experience back pain at some point in their lives. This condition can ruin your career, your work performance, and your social life as well as your self-esteem. Unfortunately, painkillers only work on short-term. Not to mention their potential side effects, which range from stomach ulcers to digestive […]

12/11/2018
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Millions of people worldwide live with knee pain. It’s estimated that up to 25 percent of adults experience this problem. Over the past two decades, the number of cases has increased eight times in the U.S. and three times in the UK among those age 65 and older. However, seniors are not the only ones […]

09/11/2018
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Being unable to work because of injury can take a toll on your life – and your health. No one is safe from muscle strains, slips, falls, and crashes. Even those who work in an office can slip on a wet floor or get hit by a heavy object on the building’s premises. In 2016, […]

07/11/2018
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Manual therapy in physical therapy is defined as the use of hands to cure or heal with a therapeutic intent. A wide range of techniques uses manual therapeutic methods to treat, manage and prevent many pathologies and dysfunctions. Maitland technique at Back To Health Physical and Occupational Therapy is also used similarly by the physiotherapists […]

03/11/2018
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Ankle sprains account for over 40 percent of all athletic injuries. Basketball and soccer players, as well as runners and cyclists, present the highest risk. Most people who develop this injury are between ages 15 and 19. However, anyone can sprain his ankle by accidentally twisting or turning it in an awkward way. It is […]

16/10/2018
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Tennis elbow is one of the most common overuse injuries among athletes and active individuals. It affects approximately 10 percent of all tennis players and one to three percent of the general population. Even though it’s not debilitating, it can affect your quality of life and overall physical performance. This injury is often treated with […]

24/09/2018
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Each year, thousands of athletes get injured during training or competitions. Some injuries are so severe that they require months of hospitalization and bed rest. In 2013, approximately 1.35 million emergency room visits were due to sports injuries in children and teens ages six to 19. All sports, whether it’s football, rugby, basketball, or weight […]

20/09/2018
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