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Osteoarthritis…what?

The older you get, the more you hear about osteoarthritis. This problem affects virtually everyone in their lifetime. It makes your life more difficult when you go up or down stairs, when you walk or do other activities. How does it feel like? What should be done? What are the causes? We will try to […]

I can’t eat hamburgers anymore!

Have you ever felt pain in the jaw without necessarily having a dental problem? Or, have you ever had a toothache, while your dentist can not find the reason why? Have you ever had trouble closing or opening your mouth with painful crunches every time you try to open or close your mouth? If this […]

Electricity to relieve pain: TENS application

During your physiotherapy sessions, your therapist is led to choose from various modalities to reduce your pain. His choice may be for an electrotherapy device, such as TENS (Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation). The TENS, combined with other manual therapy modalities, is effective in the short-term reduction of acute pain related to trauma, such as an […]

Physiotherapy and Ultrasounds

During your physiotherapy treatments, it may happen that your condition can be treated with an electrotherapy modalities, such as ultrasounds. This machine transforms electricity into sound waves to treat various physical conditions. This painless tool uses acoustic waves, at inaudible frequencies by the human ear, in order to induce either mechanical, thermal, athermic or anti-inflammatory […]

History of massage therapy

Texts and illustrations of Chinese and Indian cultures suggest that massage therapy would be 4000 years old. For the Greeks, beauty and physical education were very important so the massage was a big part of this culture. Moreover, the Greek physician Hippocrates (460-377 BC . AD) used a lot of massage therapy in his treatments. […]

Plantar Fasciitis and Heel Spur : Differences and Possible Treatments

Plantar fasciitis is an inflammation of the plantar fascia. The plantar fascia is a fibrous tissue which begins at the heel of the foot and which covers the entire plantar surface to the toes. It forms a triangle whose tip is at the heel and the base at the sole of the foot. Its role […]

V.M.I.T. : Victim of medical imaging technology

When a person suffers from a musculoskeletal problem, it can sometimes be useful to use medical imaging techniques to get a better overview of the problem and plan appropriate interventions. However, it is not uncommon for health professionals to use an imaging technique (magnetic resonance, ultrasound, X-ray, etc.) while it was not necessary to do […]

I need a knee replacement!

It happens that with age,osteoarthritis develops and causes difficulties on a daily basis. Whether it is when walking, climbing up and down stairs or even crouching to take an object on the ground. The doctor can offer you different solutions to soothe your pain. On the other hand, the last possible solution may be surgery. […]

A good night sleep: How to choose your equipment?

Sleep occupies a large part of our days. This is what allows us to refuel, but how to recover if your sleep is altered or you start your day with aches or more pain than the day before? What is the cause: the type of mattress, the type of pillow or the position? Is it […]

From bad hip to new hip: steps to a hip replacement

Sometimes osteoarthritis at the hip becomes disproportionate in our lives and our quality of life is diminished. The ultimate method for dealing with the situation is total hip replacement (THA). However, this operation is not advisable to all and requires important pre and post-operative care. The present text is therefore intended to explain the operation […]

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