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Postural Dysfunction

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September 11, 2015

Our bodies are designed for movement. We are not designed to be in one position for a prolonged period of time. Modern lifestyles often involve lots of sitting and we are in a flexed posture for much longer periods than we have been designed for.

Joint Pain

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September 11, 2015

There are many different types of joint and each is designed to move in a particular way. Some joints move in one direction (for example a hinge joint like the knee or elbow), and other joints move in many different directions (for example a ball and socket joint like the shoulder or hip).

Cartilage tear

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September 11, 2015

Cartilage comes in different forms. One type of cartilage is the shiny stuff on the ends of bones. That helps to protect the ends of the bone during joint movement.The other type of cartilage – the type we will discuss here – includes structures like the Meniscus of the knee and the Labrum of the hip and shoulder joints.

Tendinopathy

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September 11, 2015

The word Tendinopathy basically means pathology of a tendon. It is an umbrella term for anything wrong with a tendon.

Preventing injuries in young people

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September 11, 2015

We are seeing more and more young people in the clinic who have adult type of injuries. The good news is that many of these injuries can be prevented.