woman getting laser therapy on her leg

Laser Therapy Burlington

Laser therapy has become a popular method for treating various injuries. Many professional athletes and professional sports organizations are utilizing this technology because of its effectiveness in resolving many different injuries and conditions. Is it right for you? Laser Therapy The basic concept is the use of light energy (photons) to stimulate healing in a…

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Heel Pain

Heel pain is a common complaint at our clinic here in Burlington Ontario. Maybe it’s because so many people are active here…not sure. Regardless, most patients come to our clinic thinking they have plantar fasciitis. Plantar fasciitis is not the only condition that causes pain in the foot and heel. Stress fractures, fat pad syndrome…

shoulder supraspinatus tear

Shoulder Pain

The rotator cuff is a general term used to describe four muscles in the shoulder that lie deep to the deltoid muscles. These muscles include the infraspinatus, supraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. Of these muscles, the supraspinatus is the most commonly injured. Supraspinatus Tendon The supraspinatus muscle is located on the top and back of…

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High Ankle Sprain

An ankle sprain is one of the most common sports injuries that we encounter at our clinic. The majority of ankle sprains are called inversion sprains. These sprains are the classic “rolling the ankle” when you twist your ankle from the outside of the joint. Perhaps a lesser known type of ankle sprain is a…

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TMJ

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a joint located just in front of your ear. It is primarily responsible for movements of the mouth or jaw, most notably chewing and talking. Just like any other joint in our body, it is subject to pain, dysfunction and injury. It is believed that 25% of the population experiences…

woman is sitting in chair and massaging her tired legs

Restless Legs

Restless legs syndrome is an unpleasant condition that affects people of all ages. Approximately 57% of elderly people and 5 – 15% of the general population experience restless legs syndrome. Although the symptoms are difficult for patients to describe, it is characterized by an urge to move the legs usually due to an unpleasant sensation…

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Exercising with Pain

Its resolution time again. For most people, getting in shape is probably at the top of the list. Usually this means hard work in the gym and eating healthier. But what if you’re in pain? Sometimes it’s difficult to make gains because a painful condition is getting in the way. The following suggestions might give…