Having neck pain? You might need to check your serratus anterior!

  What is serratus anterior? The serratus anterior is a largely muscle attached to our ribs and hidden underneath the shoulder blade, it is remarkably easy for both patients and clinicians to forget about this vital muscle. This muscle starts from the inner edge of the shoulder blade and attaches to the ribs. It is also […]

Overloading and Functional Injuries

What is Overloading? Overloading is a term we use to discuss pain and issues arising from how your body is functioning, compared to a singular tissue injury. These conditions are often the hardest to explain and the most frustrating to experience due to their repetitive nature. This repetitive nature stems from a few possible factors, […]

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV)

Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a common inner ear disorder that causes sudden, intense, brief episodes of dizziness or vertigo – a feeling that the world is spinning when you move your head; common triggers include rolling over in bed, getting out of bed, and lifting your head to look up. Causes Inside our […]

The effects of exercise on mental health.

The effects of exercise on mental health.   When we look at exercise, we often look through the limited scope of exercise attending to physical changes only. But the benefits far exceed just physical boundaries. It’s not just to look good, it’s not just to increase athletic endeavours, it’s not just something done out of […]

Lower Back Pain: Issues & Available Treatment Options

Is your back pain impacting your quality of life? Lower back pain can have many impacts on your life. It can stop you from doing the things you love, affect your sleep, and other things. This can cause stress and strain to your finances, emotions, and even lifestyle. If you have searched online, watched Youtube, […]

Neck pain: learn it and solve it

Are you suffering from neck pain because working from home? This article may help you with your neck pain! Before we start, please read these two following questions. Q1: Is neck tension causing you headaches? Do you have pain radiating down your arm, shoulder blades or back? Q2: Are you constantly trying to sretch or […]

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Treatment Options

What needs to be mentioned is that there are many treatment avenues for an ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear. Moreover, there is no stringent guidelines on when you need to participate in these treatment methods; and the timing of these protocols/protocol progression remains loose.

What should you do if you tear your ACL?

What should you do if you tear your ACL?   The infamous ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) tear, reminding us of all the famous athletes like Derrick Rose, Tom Brady, Klay Thompson, the list goes on. It’s quite obvious when an ACL tear does happen. Often it is through impact/trauma, but sometimes it can even be […]


Fear of reinjury – what does it do?   It’s easy to think of extrinsic factors being a cause of injury. Rocky surfaces, injuries due to being tackled or any other physical contact, and finally injuries due to slipping off shoe malfunctions. These are all extrinsic factors that are detrimental to us and can significant […]

Which lumbar support should I buy?

Which lumbar support should I buy? Although it is still unclear whether lumbar supports are more effective than other interventions for treatment of low back pain, we do frequently get the question, which lumbar support is best for my back. This creates a half truth in positing that lumbar support can decrease the susceptibility of […]