woman with lower back pain

Degenerative Disc Disease

Unfortunately, degenerative disc disease is something that will happen to all of us.  Perhaps the question is to what extent.  Like many things in our body, the intervertebral discs wear down with time and age.  For some, they will generate pain while for others it may not pose a problem.    A recent paper I reviewed reminded me of…

elbow and wrist pain

Elbow Pain

The other day I was riding some bike trails here in Burlington and noticed that I was getting some elbow pain. The pain was located on the inside of my elbow, the area commonly affected with golfers elbow.  As we have discussed in previous blogs, the elbow pain with golfer’s elbow is usually located in the…

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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…

bruised ankle

Soccer Injury

Since the World Cup is on everyone’s mind these days, we thought it would be only fitting to make you aware of a crucial paper published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine which analyzed score-celebration injuries among soccer players. The authors of the study observed professional and amateur soccer players over the course of…

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Healthy Gift Ideas

It’s that time of year when we’re all out getting some last minute shopping in for our friends and loved ones.  For this weeks blog, we thought we would help out with some gift ideas for the health conscious… Dual Purpose Hot and Cold Packs – These are always good to have around the house. …