Vertigo Treatment

Vertigo Treatment

Is your world spinning? Vertigo is a sensation of spinning dizziness, as though the room/environment is spinning in circles around the person. It is a symptom and can be caused by various conditions involving the brain (central) or inner ear (peripheral). Alongside...
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...
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...
Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

Pelvis Pain in Pregnancy (SIJ)

During pregnancy, some women can have discomfort as your baby grows and your pelvis expands. The hormone relaxin is secreted which helps everything expand for your baby to grow. Unfortunately, this also affects all joints in the body including your pelvis (pubic...
JAWS!  [ or pain in the Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ]

JAWS! [ or pain in the Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ]

By Jeremy Wisdom 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 example, you may...
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain Treatment

Treating Lower Back Pain 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...