Monday, 27 April 2020 / Published in Blog-En
What is it? Subacromial bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa, also known as a fat pad, that separates the superior surface of the supraspinatus tendon (one of the four tendons of the rotator cuff) from the overlying coraco-acromial ligament, acromion, and coracoid (the acromial arch) and from the deep surface of the deltoid muscle.
Sunday, 05 April 2020 / Published in Blog-En
What is it? Bursitis trochanterica, is an inflammation of the bursa, also known as a fat pad, located between the bony prominence on the side of the upper leg (trochanter major) and a thick bundle of soft tissue known as the iliotibial band. Cause: A bursitis trochanterica can have a number of causes, but in
Saturday, 16 November 2019 / Published in Blog-En
Whether you’re an elite athlete or you’re just trying to stay in shape, it is common practice to perform stretches before engaging in an exercise activity. Recent research however, suggests that stretching before exercising is unlikely to reduce your risk of injury. That being said, there is no evidence that stretching before or after exercise
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 / Published in Blog-En
One of the most popular sporting activities is running. Unfortunately, many pathologies of the musculoskeletal system occur as a result of this activity. Many of those complaints however, can be avoided by following a few simple steps. Here are 10 tips to safely practice running. Tips for a successful run: Proper footwear! Your shoes need
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 / Published in Blog-En, Treatment Methods
Written by Randy Atmo, Orthomedix A hernia is a lesion (damage) to one of the intervertebral discs in the spinal column. The spinal column consists of 33 vertebrae: 7 cervical vertebrae, 12 thoracic vertebrae, 5 lumbar vertebrae, the sacrum (a fusion of 5 vertebrae) and the coccyx (a fusion of 4 vertebrae). In between each
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 / Published in Blog-En
Written by Randy Atmo, Orthomedix A tennis elbow is most prevalent in persons between the ages of 40 and 50. There doesn’t seem to be a correlation with a particular gender for this pathology. A tennis elbow refers to an overuse of the muscles in the forearm responsible for extending the fingers and the wrist.
Wednesday, 19 December 2018 / Published in Blog-En, Treatment Methods
Written by Randy Atmo, Orthomedix One of the therapeutic modalities used at Orthomedix is dry needling. Dry needling is a technique whereby acupuncture needles are inserted into the skin without using any solution, hence the name. This technique originated in Canada in the 70’s and was developed by Dr. C. Chann Gunn. In 2007 this