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…

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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…

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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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Supraspinatus Tear

The supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis muscles are often referred to as the rotator cuff muscles. Injury to the rotator cuff musculature is one of the more common conditions affecting the shoulder, ranging from mild strains to complete tendon rupture. Symptoms of Supraspinatus Tear Rotator cuff injury (including rotator cuff tear) can cause significant…