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Tendons & Ligaments

Pain Relief with Biopuncture Article

Dr. Mande Scheepmaker

Musculoskeletal injuries are on the rise due to varying risk factors including poor work practices, poor overall health habits, poor rest and recovery and poor fitness and dehydration. In the general, musculoskeletal complaints commonly occur within 33 % of the population. Acute musculoskeletal injuries, such as sprains, strains, tendinopathy, and stress fractures, are a range …

Pain Relief with Biopuncture Article

Dr. Mande Scheepmaker

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Scapular vs Glenohumeral Dysfunction

Scapular vs Glenohumeral Dysfunction: Which is the chicken & which the egg?

Tanya Bell-Jenje

Tanya Bell-Jenje Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) is an umbrella term for a wide variety of previously described shoulder pathologies such as subacromial impingement, rotator cuff tendinopathy, posterior impingement, biceps tendinopathy and bursal pathology. A common presentation is pain and/or weakness in the region of the shoulder, usually the mid-deltoid region, with the worst …

Scapular vs Glenohumeral Dysfunction: Which is the chicken & which the egg?

Tanya Bell-Jenje

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Compassion Fatigue

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Therapist at risk

Kim Ballantine

Kim Ballantine  Over the past decade, there has been an increase in awareness of the psychological challenges faced by those in helping professions such as physiotherapy: High patient numbers, long hours, increased stress levels, and ultimately burnout and compassion fatigue. Compassion fatigue, described as the cost of caring’ for others in emotional and physical pain, …

Compassion Fatigue and Burnout: Therapist at risk

Kim Ballantine

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Muscle Injuries in Sport

The Classification and Management of Muscle Injuries in Sport – PART 2

Dane O’Connor

Dane O’Connor Now that we understand how to grade, classify, and diagnose muscle injuries (PART 1) – our rehabilitation has become that much easier. When it comes to sports injuries, muscle strains are the most common type to reoccur in athletes and sedentary individuals. This begs the question… Why is that so? Surely if this …

The Classification and Management of Muscle Injuries in Sport – PART 2

Dane O’Connor

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Muscle Injuries in Sport

The Terminology, Classification and Grading of Muscle Injuries in Sport – PART 1

Dane O’Connor

Dane O’Connor Over the last few years in my physiotherapy career, mainly in the field of sports and orthopedics, I have come across many challenges when it comes to diagnosing and classifying muscle injuries as I am sure most of the other healthcare professionals out there have. This challenge has resulted in many difficulties with …

The Terminology, Classification and Grading of Muscle Injuries in Sport – PART 1

Dane O’Connor

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