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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 […]

Something is wrong with my knee!

Have you ever felt like a “ball” in the hollow of your knee that is somewhat painful and disturbing? This is called a baker cyst or popliteal cyst. This “ball” can be bothersome and restrict movement. We will see what is this pathology (disease), what causes it, what are the symptoms and how to make […]

History of Osteopathy

Osteopathy was founded by Andrew Taylor Still in 1874. Mr. Still was a physician and a surgeon in the United States in the city of Kirksville, Missouri. The first school of osteopathy was founded in this city in May 1892 . Knowing a great success with the public, the osteopathy discipline was recognized in 1898 […]

Who can help me?

When an injury occurs, it can sometimes be hard to know where to turn. Should I go see my doctor? A friend told me about his osteopath, should I go to see her first or should I go consult in physiotherapy as my brother advised me to? In fact, it can sometimes be difficult to […]

Hot or cold? What to pick and when?

As a physiotherapist technician or physiotherapist, it is common for patients to ask us if they should put on ice or heat when an injury occurs. The answer is always the same … There is no miracle recipe! The most important thing is to know why you want to use ice or heat. Here is […]

Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries clinically seen by physiotherapists. Although sometimes considered trivial, it is important to treat even the smallest sprains to reduce the risk of recurrence and more permanent damage. Here is a small guide explaining the healing steps of a sprained ankle from the time of the […]

Rotator cuff tear

In our physiotherapy practice, we often have to deal with painful shoulders. Different conditions can occur at the shoulder, but rotator cuff tears are a very common one. In this blog, we will review the anatomy of the shoulder and further discuss the implication of such a tear. In people over 60 years old, this […]

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