sabacromial bursa

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…

muscular structure of man

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…

hip xray

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…

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…

heel xray

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…