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. 

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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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...

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Tips on Shoveling Snow this Winter

Tips on Shoveling Snow this Winter

Winter months bring snowfall and while it is beautiful to look at, snow means shoveling!  Because of all the repetitive movements of bending and lifting that are required, snow removal can cause orthopaedic injuries, most commonly back and shoulder sprains.  Making...

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