The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

The New Normal for MRIs of the Lower Back

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 backs, it is often very normal...
Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

The lower back is a complex structure made up of bones, discs, joints, nerves, ligaments, discs and muscles, all working together to provide a base of support for your body. This complex structure is susceptible to injury and pain and to avoid that, it needs to be...
The Shoulder – Anatomy, How It Works, Why It Hurts!

The Shoulder – Anatomy, How It Works, Why It Hurts!

  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. Simple tasks such as driving...
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – “How Can I Prevent Back Pain?”  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 factors that cause back...
Clinical Pilates for Arthritis

Clinical Pilates for Arthritis

Will Clinical Pilates Help My Arthritis? By Jane Leslie, Physiotherapist Well for starters, Clinical Pilates is exercise and exercise is well supported and widely recommended as a vital part of your arthritis management. In general, be it range of motion, strength,...