Arthritis and exercise

Arthritis and exercise

The term arthritis is used to describe conditions characterized by an inflammation in the joints or other areas of the body. Arthritis is most commonly found in weight-bearing joints such as the hip, knee and spine, but can also affect other joints such as the...
Benefits of Physical activity

Benefits of Physical activity

The World Health Organization defines physical activity as, “any bodily movement produced by skeletal muscles that requires energy expenditure.” In other words, physical activity simply means movement of the body. Examples include walking, stair climbing, gardening or...
How long will it take for my injury to get better?

How long will it take for my injury to get better?

This question is probably the most common one following an evaluation in physiotherapy. Because so many variables affect healing times (i.e. severity, patient cooperation), it is practically impossible to give an exact answer. However, understanding the stages of...
Top 5 AMS Physiotherapy Exercises for Frozen Shoulder

Top 5 AMS Physiotherapy Exercises for Frozen Shoulder

Physiotherapy exercises for frozen shoulder must emphasize pain control and getting the range of movement back through physiotherapy. When attempting to do the physiotherapy exercises below, please perform them within painful limits, do not push into the pain. If you...
What is Frozen Shoulder (Capsulitis)

What is Frozen Shoulder (Capsulitis)

Frozen shoulder, also known as adhesive capsulitis, refers to a progressive condition that causes pain, stiffness and movement restrictions in the shoulder joint.  Frozen shoulder is more prevalent among women over the age of 40. It is unclear what exactly causes a...