What is Subacromial Pain Syndrome (SAPS)? Subacromial pain syndrome is a condition that occurs when the subacromial bursa or the tendons of the rotator cuff become irritated and painful. A rotator cuff is a group of four muscles that support and
Treating sports injuries with ice and heat may be a bit confusing. Knowing which one to choose is tricky. Understanding which situation calls for ice and which calls for heat will be beneficial for a number of different sports injuries.
What is Tennis Elbow? Lateral epicondylitis, also known as tennis elbow, is a condition that causes pain in the area where the tendons from the forearm extensor muscles attach to the bony part of the outside of the elbow. This condition
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is inflammation of the plantar fascia, a thick fibrous band of connective tissue running along the sole of your foot. The plantar fascia connects your heel bone to your toes and creates your foot arch. Plantar
Knee pain is a common problem that can be either an acute or a chronic condition. There are many types of knee pain and many causes, such as an injury or arthritis. However, Perth physiotherapy provides effective treatments to reduce
Now, more than ever people are working from a home office. Some people are going from an ergonomic work station at the office to working on a laptop at the dining room table with the kids running around behind them.
Patellofemoral joint pain is a common cause of knee pain experienced by both young active people and the elderly. Patellofemoral joint pain is the clinical term for pain that is felt behind or around your kneecap. The patellofemoral joint is
Dry needling and acupuncture may appear to be the same thing. However, although they have similarities, they are different techniques with different backgrounds. Both techniques use thin, sterile needles that are inserted into the skin to treat pain and other
Painful shoulder conditions are very common and can limit your arm movement, affecting daily activities. Shoulder pain is caused by injuries that affect your shoulder joint, tendons, ligaments, muscles and/or cartilage. Your shoulder is very prone to injuries due to