11 Jan 2018

Update On Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is still very poorly understood. This condition, previously called adhesive capsulitis, does not appear to have a clear cause. The shoulder joint is surrounded by a loose capsule which allows a large range of movement enabling actions such as reaching behind the back or above the head. In frozen shoulder this capsule becomes inflamed […]

14 Feb 2017

Dem Bones Dem Bones…Calcium In Pregnancy

Dem Bones Dem Bones…Calcium In Pregnancy

Have you ever heard the stories of pregnant women loosing teeth, becoming and osteoporotic…along with morning sickness, skin changes, and the possibility of lower back and pelvic pain? Pregnancy is just sounding like so much fun to you right now! When you’re pregnant your growing baby requires a mix of vitamins and minerals, and calcium […]

20 Aug 2015

Plantar Fasciitis

The plantar fascia is vital for normal foot biomechanics. It is made up of three segments and its central portion is clinically most important as it forms the longitudinal arch of the foot. It not only provides the longitudinal arch with static support but provides dynamic shock absorption. Plantar fasciitis is an overuse condition of […]

12 Aug 2014

Uncovering Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder (or adhesive capsulitis) is a chronic condition that causes thickening and contraction of the shoulder joint. Over time this causes restriction and pain in the shoulder. Typically this is a self-limiting condition and usually resolves over two and a half years. There are two types of frozen shoulder: Primary and Secondary. Primary (idiopathic) frozen […]

28 Dec 2011

Frozen Shoulder: A Sticky Situation

Many patients walk into Physiotherapy after being told that they have a “Frozen shoulder”, however they usually have no idea what this means, how it happened or how long it will stick around for.