February 2015 - Orthopaedics Plus
Therapy Vital to get Back to Spinal Health
Spinal stenosis is a condition in which the opening for the spinal cord begins to narrow. This is a slow, progressive condition, which generally happens in older individuals as the spine ages.
Running: Don’t Let Injuries Stop Your Momentum
January brings a fresh start, and with it a great opportunity to start running, or kick on with your training. But don’t let injury bring a premature end to your new year resolution, suggests chartered physiotherapist, Frank Kenny.
Desk-Bound Muscles Scream For Relief
Once upon a time, people were more likely to have jobs that revolved around motion. Now, many people have jobs where for at least eight hours a day they are chained to a desk with a computer.
Shoulder Pain: PT Works Well & Costs Less Than Shots
Patients with shoulder pain receiving corticosteroid injections (CSI) versus manual physical therapy (MPT) had the same amount of symptom improvement, but the corticosteroid group used more healthcare resources, researchers reported in a study published in Annals of Internal Medicine on Aug. 4.