TMJ – How Physio Can Help Your Jaw Pain

TMJ – How Physio Can Help Your Jaw Pain

By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) syndrome is a pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ can be found just in front of your ear when you open and close your mouth. There are a variety of reasons why jaw pain occurs and numerous symptoms – for...
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....
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain Treatment

By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Lower back pain can be debilitating, not only from a pain point of view, but functionally can be very limiting and have a major effect on daily life and work activities. Although some episodes of lower back pain can be self-limiting...
Vertigo Treatment

Vertigo Treatment

By Kayla Malone, Physiotherapist Is your world spinning? Vertigo is a sensation of spinning dizziness, as though the room is spinning in circles around the person. It is a symptom and can be caused by various conditions involving the brain or inner ear. Alongside...
A Pain In The Neck: Wry Neck

A Pain In The Neck: Wry Neck

Wry Neck is an acute neck injury, noticed by a sudden onset of sharp neck pain and stiffness, that limits your range of neck movement, and can often feel ‘locked’. The injury typically occurs after either a prolonged abnormal posture such as sleeping in an...
Dry Needling and Trigger Points

Dry Needling and Trigger Points

Dry Needling and Trigger Points What are trigger points? Why are they so painful? Why do we feel the need to get rid of them? [columns] [two_thirds] A trigger point (a.k.a knots) located within the muscle tissue is a dense collection of sensitised muscle nerve fibres....