Acromioclavicula Joint (ACJ) Injury

Definition: This injury is also known as AC sprain. It is the involvement of the joint formed between acromion and collarbone. Injury mechanism: AC sprain is usually caused by a direct blow to the joint. The result of the impact is Acromion Over-Riding Clavicle and...

Symptoms / Diagnosis

Myositis ossificans When there is a previous contusion in muscles like quadriceps, Myositis ossificans may develop. It is usually happening following a direct trauma to the quadriceps muscle which is sitting in front of your thigh. This results as a crush injury to...

Upper Motor Neuron Reflexes

Upper motor neuron(UMN) connect the motor cortex of the brain to the muscles. The upper motor neurons originate within the motor cortex and then travels down the spinal cord within the corticospinal tracts. Approximately 85% of upper motor neurons cross over to the...

Hamstring Origin Tendinopathy

Hamstring origin tendinopathy is usually happening when there is an inflammation within the hamstring tendon. When performing an activity using the hamstring muscle and repeating that exercise, the tendon can lead to microscopic tears in it. For the body to repair the...

Cervical Headache

A cervicogenic headache is a term used to describe a headache caused by abnormalities of the joints, muscles, fascia and neural structures of the neck region. The pain is usually caused by irritation of the upper cervical structures. In this condition, the pain is...

Upper Crossed Syndrome (UCS)

UCS is one of the muscle imbalance syndromes. In UCS, there is imbalance in joint activity of upper body and can be identified by postural changes that include: head forward, Cervical lordosis, Thoracic Kyphosis, winging at the scapula and elevation and protrusion of...

Rise in Head Injury in Sports

Over the past 10 years in Canada, the amount of reported concussions and head injuries have been on the rise. Since 2010, a report done by the Canadian Institute for Health Information that combined data from Alberta and Ontario shows that kids nine years old and...

Treatment of Neck Pain

Meticulous assessment is the first step in management neck pain. The treatment will be based on the various information obtained through the evaluation process (a type of the injury, chronicity, irritability, how the joint and muscle move and what limitation the...

Frozen Shoulder

Definition: Also known as "Adhesive Capsulitis". Self limiting pathology involves inflammation and scarring of capsule and ligament that are active in the shoulder movement. The result is limited range of motion in the shoulder, especially reduction of abduction and...

5 Tips for Proper Sitting Posture

If you sit improperly for only a few hours a week, you are at risk for getting back, neck and shoulder pain. How many of us end up doing this for 40 hours a week at our jobs? This doesn’t even include the few extra hours at home during the evenings and weekends. This...

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