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Whiplash

Whiplash is a common injury affecting people involved in a car accident. In fact, whiplash is the most common traffic injury affecting approximately 83% of those people involved in a motor vehicle accident. For some, the condition resolves quickly. For others (10% according to the literature), whiplash can turn into chronic neck pain. According to…

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a relatively common condition that can have a significant impact on a person’s life. A person with a true frozen shoulder usually experiences a significant loss of motion and experiences a significant amount of pain. About Frozen Shoulder Frozen shoulder affects approximately 2-5% of the population. Also called adhesive capsulitis, frozen shoulder…

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Shoulder Pain

Many patients come to our clinic believing they have shoulder bursitis. Shoulder bursitis is a condition in which the bursa of the shoulder gets inflamed and generates pain. What is a bursa you ask? Let’s start from the beginning… Bursa and Bursitis Bursa are anatomical structures that are present throughout our body. A simple way…

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

Platelet rich plasma (or PRP as it is often called) is a relatively new technique for treating various musculoskeletal injuries. It is growing in popularity, most likely because many professional athletes have used it. What is platelet rich plasma or PRP treatment? The procedure of PRP injection begins with the practitioner drawing blood from the…

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Fascia

Fascia. Many of you have likely heard this term used more and more over recent years. This is perhaps due to the surge of new research on the topic and therefore the renewed interest within the manual medicine community. What is Fascia? Fascia can be defined as a sheet or band of fibrous connective tissue…

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Hip Pain and Impingement

Many patients present to our clinic with hip pain. In the past, muscle strain or osteoarthritis may have been on the top of the diagnostic likelihood, but this is changing as our knowledge of the hip is improving. One condition that we have a relatively new understanding about is femoroacetabular impingement. Hip Impingement More and…