29
Feb
29 Feb

Lateral epicondylosis and calcific tendonitis in a golfer: a case report and literature review

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Written by: Erik Yuill, Chiropractor, Athletic Edge Sports Medicine Published in: The Journal of Canadian Chiropractors Association ABSTRACT Objective To detail the progress of a young female amateur golfer who developed chronic left arm pain while playing golf 8 months prior to her first  treatment visit. Clinical Features Findings included…

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22
Feb
22 Feb

Causes Of Joint Pain Symptoms Of Osteoarthritis

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Ahh the joy of joints…they bend, they move…and sometimes they hurt. If you suffer from joint pain you are not alone. Joint pain is actually so common it affects hundreds of thousands of people throughout Canada. There are many causes of joint pain, with the two most common being:  injury, and disease of the joint (or of the tissues that surround the joint). But, identifying joint pain is trickier than it sounds as you need to first truly determine if the pain you’re experiencing is actually in the joint. Joints, by definition, are areas where two bones meet to provide motion to a particular body part, for instance: knees, ankles, elbows, shoulders, hips and wrists.  The essential stuff (!) But joints are separated by cartilage…

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15
Feb
15 Feb

“The Anterior Cruciate Ligament – Stabilizing and Recovering from a Torn ACL”

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A torn ACL sounds like a mystery – unless you’ve ever had one.  Described by those unfortunate to be stricken by one as “a loud popping sound followed by an intense and sharp pain in the knee”,  a torn ACL usually happens in an abrupt movement or sport, like shifting directions, weaving around guards while moving a basketball down court. Shortly after tearing an ACL the knee joint will begin to swell, making it very difficult to straighten the leg or even walk.   ACL tears happen more frequently than you think. If you feel you may have injured your ACL take heart, you will heal, but not without some help.   Read on. The Anterior Cruciate Ligament is actually one of the most important ligaments to…

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8
Feb
8 Feb

LIVE LEAN Weight Management Program – OPEN HOUSE!

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You are invited to attend the: LIVE LEAN Weight Management Program – OPEN HOUSE! Tuesday, March 6th, 2012 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM   Location:  Simcoe Place at 200 Front Street W, concourse level, Toronto, ON, M5V-3K2 Join us on March 6th to learn more about the LIVE LEAN Weight Management Program starting on March…

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8
Feb
8 Feb

Why Do Athletes Use Sports Therapy Clinics?

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Sports therapy clinics, also known as sports medicine clinics, are clinics that specialize in sports medicine. Sports medicine clinics offer physical therapy but also a host of other services that cater to sports injuries and conditions. Why do athletes use sports therapy clinics? Sports therapy clinics don’t just treat the injured. They also focus on preventative medicine and education to help the athletes avoid injury altogether. Typically sports injury clinics will specialize in injuries or conditions that affect the head, spine, neck, shoulder, elbow, forearm, hip, pelvis, knee, leg, ankle and foot. Common injuries treated at sports therapy clinics include concussions, osteoporosis, fractures, sprains, herniated disks, chronic instability in bones and joints, dislocations, rotator cuff tears,  joint tears, burners and stingers, tendon dysfunction, muscle strains,…

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