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Upper Back Pain – An Often Ignored Cause…

At a recent active release technique seminar I attended, an interesting study was discussed.  A 2013 paper published in the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation investigated the nature of upper back pain (between the shoulder blades) and nerve entrapment.  For many people, muscular pain and spasm located between the shoulder blades is an unrelenting problem.  This recent publication may assist in…

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Headache

Many people come to our clinic looking for relief from their headaches. Whether or not we can help them depends on many factors, one of them being the specific type of headache. Perhaps the headache type that we find the most success with is “cervicogenic headache”. This is a fancy term that describes headaches that…

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Physiotherapy Burlington Ontario

If you’re looking for physiotherapy in Burlington Ontario, look no further! Burlington Sports Therapy – A bit about us… Our clinic (Burlington Sports Therapy) is a Burlington Ontario physiotherapy clinic that offers many different treatment approaches for patients.  We have traditional approaches to physio (such as interferential current and ultrasound) as well as more modern…

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Bench Press Shoulder Pain

There is no question that the bench press is a very popular exercise for strengthening the pectorals. Although effective, this exercise can prove painful for many people so attention needs to be given to proper technique. Here are a few tips that are supported by published research… Shoulder Tendons and Lifting Too Low… That burning stretch…

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Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder pain attributed to swimming is very common and there are many different causes. Listing all of these causes and conditions is beyond the scope of any blog as it is a very complex topic.  Nevertheless, this article will address one of the more common scenario’s; impingement of the shoulder. Impingement Although there are different…