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Gardeners heel

As the weather is getting nicer most of us would be considering getting our hands dirty in our gardens. Gardening can be a rewarding and enjoyable activity, but it can also take a toll on your body. One common issue that gardeners often experience is heel pain, also known as “gardener’s heel”. This condition can […]

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Knee pain – common causes and physiotherapy management

Knee pain can have a variety of causes, including injuries, overuse, or underlying medical conditions. Some common causes of knee pain include: Injuries: Knee injuries, such as ligament tears, meniscus tears, or fractures, can cause sudden or gradual knee pain. Arthritis: Osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other types of arthritis can cause knee pain and stiffness.

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medications for pain

Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications after a sports injury? Are they helpful or harmful?

One of the most common questions we get from our patients is, “Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications? Are they helpful or harmful?” It’s no secret that anti-inflammatory medications can be a lifesaver when you’re in pain. On several occasions use of anti-inflammatory medications is indicated and important to enable normal function. But the

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What is therapeutic Ultrasound and how does it work?

At Physio Care Owen Sound, we use therapeutic ultrasound in conjunction with active exercises and manual therapy in the management of chronic pain and sports injuries. But what is therapeutic ultrasound and how does it work? This article will discuss Therapeutic Ultrasound.  Therapeutic ultrasound is a treatment commonly used in physical therapy to provide deep

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