The Combo Chair, cobra stretch is a great exercise to encourage thoracic and lumbar
Bursitis Most of us have heard of people having ‘bursitis’, often of the hip or shoulder, but what is a bursa and why does it become painful and symptomatic? A bursa is a thin, self contained, lubricated cushion located at points of
Strength Training For Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disabling chronic condition experienced primarily in the older population. It is the most common type of arthritis resulting in altered joint structure and deterioration of the
Traditionally, the thorax or rib cage has been thought of as a fairly rigid and immobile region of the body. We now understand that the thorax is an extremely dynamic and important force couple between the upper and lower regions of the body.
Your kneecap (patella) slides within a groove at the bottom of the femur (thigh bone) and is held in place by the quadriceps muscles as well as ligaments and tendons attached to the inside and outside edges of the patella. The patella functions to
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries suffered in the adult population. PFPS accounts for approximately 25% of all identified knee injuries and nearly 10% of all visits to musculoskeletal and
Pilates as a form of exercise has exploded in terms of popularity over the years. As such everyone has tried to jump on the Pilates bandwagon and many ‘re-inventions’ of true Pilates have taken place. Much of what is being done currently is
Low back pain (LBP) is the most common musculoskeletal problem within modern society and is associated with massive costs both individually and to the community. Not just in terms of the monetary strain but also the quality of life of those