Tag: Back

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Why the Cause is Back-Related

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Why the Cause is Back-Related

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains yet this label often complicates a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might 

Why the Best Treatment For Knee Tendonitis Involves the  Back (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Why the Best Treatment For Knee Tendonitis Involves the Back (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Knee tendonitis can be a persistent and tricky beast to conquer. The road to recovery is often paved with ups and downs, false starts and frustrations – sometimes culminating in a less than positive experience for some. As an industry, we do a great job 

13 Health & Fitness Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False (#13 is Vital)

13 Health & Fitness Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False (#13 is Vital)

Are you aware of any current health and fitness myths? Interestingly, health and fitness myths can be hard to pick unless you have some direct connection to them. All good myths are based in just enough reality that they could be true, particularly if you’re 

Why the Cause of Pain From Sleeping Stems From the Day Before

Why the Cause of Pain From Sleeping Stems From the Day Before

How often do you wake with morning pain from sleeping and feel like you “slept funny”? Your neck or back is sore and the irony is that there’s little “funny” about it. In these moments it’s easy to assume you must have slept in a 

Why Pain Is Not a Normal Part of the Aging Process

Why Pain Is Not a Normal Part of the Aging Process

Do you feel like your new or ongoing aches and pains are a normal part of the aging process? If so, you’re certainly not alone. Almost one-third of adults over the age of 45 experience pain lasting longer than 24 hours. And it may even