AMS Blog

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 physiotherapists. Stay tuned for more and don’t forget to leave a comment.  This blog is a new platform that we at the AMS Physiotherapy 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. 

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

De Quervain Tenosynovitis

De Quervain Tenosynovitis is a condition that causes pain on the side of the wrist at the base of the thumb. It is caused by an inflammation in the tendons of the thumb, specifically, the extensor pollicis brevis and the abductor pollicis longus. Often, this condition...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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