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Category Archives: Pain

Golfer’s Elbow – When your golf game hurts you!

WHAT IS IT? Now that it’s summer, many people are deep into their favourite sports and recreational activities. A common result of recreational sports is repetitive strain or injury due to overuse. Two of the most common injuries that occur are tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow. Even if you don’t play tennis or golf, these injuries…
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Tendinitis – What it is and how to spell it

Tendinitis (commonly misspelled as tendonitis) is inflammation or irritation of a tendon. The condition causes pain and tenderness just outside a joint. While tendinitis can occur in any of your tendons, it's most common around shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. You may recognize some common names for various tendinitis conditions such as: Tennis elbowGolfer's…
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How You Can Help Your Therapist

Many people see massage therapists when they are looking for help with their well-being. Whether it be relaxation, injury treatment, pain relief or perhaps another reason, your massage therapist is there to help you to feel better. With the end of the calendar year approaching, massage therapists tend to see a big increase in treatment…
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Why does it hurt when I put my hand up?

One of those signs that we think indicates that we are aging, is when simple tasks cause you pain. Like when you raise your arm above your shoulder to put on your coat, and your shoulder hurts! Huh? You ask yourself: "When did that start?" Or worse, just lifting your arm to put on deodorant…
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