Cervicogenic Headaches: Prevention and Management

Cervicogenic Headaches: Prevention and Management

By Courtney Lethridge – Physiotherapist Cervicogenic Headaches: Prevention and Management A Cervicogenic headache is a pain that develops in the neck, though a person feels the pain in their head.  It is often accompanied by neck pain and limited range of...
Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist Shoulder pain is a common complaint we treat at Wisdom Physiotherapy. Shoulders are the linchpin of many movement functions and control, and once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do....
How Does Exercise Help with Osteoarthritis?

How Does Exercise Help with Osteoarthritis?

By Courtney Lethridge, Physiotherapist What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, where the cartilage (the shock-absorber of the joint) protecting bones breaks down over time, exposing the ends of the bones causing pain, stiffness and...
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – How Can I Prevent Back Pain? (By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist) The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy. There is usually a combination of...
The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

By Nick Nyman, Physiotherapist MRI’s are an incredibly accurate way of imaging the back, giving us detailed anatomical information about the structures inside. However, we have since learnt that knowing what is inside doesn’t tell us the full story. In fact, for lower...
Get rid of my Headache!

Get rid of my Headache!

Sick of Headaches? Headaches are a condition that affects our lives more than we like to admit. Be it a mild pulsating ache in the background or a throbbing pain behind the eyes, it is annoying. Let’s face it, waking up with headaches on a daily basis is NOT normal...