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Are you looking for tips on how to improve your health and minimize risks? AMS Clinic is happy to offer you a few articles of interest from our specialists. Stay tuned for more and don’t forget to leave a comment.  This blog is a new platform that we at the AMS Clinic are using in order to share with you our clinical views, interesting new and not so new articles that guide us in our clinical decision making. Our goal is to assure you that your patients, friends or family are in a good hands and that they are getting the most up-to-date multidisciplinary Evidence Based Practice. We hope that you will find this blog useful and interesting. 

Understanding How to Treat Low Back Pain

Understanding How to Treat Low Back Pain

I have back pain, my back is “stuck”, what should I do? In this case my most important question would be: WHEN?  We must differentiate between different stages of back pain.  In the initial stage- usually lasting for a week or two following the injury/ “bad movement”...

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Breaking the Pain Cycle

Breaking the Pain Cycle

We often hear physiotherapists refer to the pain cycle, but what exactly do they mean? After an injury, we are in pain and fearful of moving, afraid that this might make the pain or injury worse. Overtime, If we continue to avoid movements, this behavior may create a...

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What is plantar fasciitis?

What is plantar fasciitis?

While the term can sound scary, plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain.  Plantar fasciitis is an overuse injury that causes inflammation of the plantar fascia; the connective tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes and supports the arch of the...

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To Kegel or Not to Kegel?

To Kegel or Not to Kegel?

The pelvic floor muscles span from the pubic bone to the coccyx and from one sit bone to the other – they form a hammock that support the pelvic organs. Our pelvic floor must be able to contract and relax to assist with bladder, bowel and sexual function. They are...

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Tips for proper stretching

Tips for proper stretching

Tips for physiotherapy stretching and warming up Many sports use a wide variety of muscle groups.  Try to cover all of your major groups before getting started. Here are some general tips about stretching and warming up: - Stretch each body part in order. Hold...

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