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Doris Qu

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Gluteal Tendinopathy - What a pain in the bum!

Gluteal Tendinopathy is a common condition that causes pain in the buttock and hip which can often travel down your leg. This can be from irritation of the hip tendons from doing too much too soon, or too little for too long, which causes them to become painful. Managing this condition should start with avoiding any aggravating activities, settling the pain, then slowly building the strength and endurance of the tendons.

Doris Qu
June 18, 2021
Physiotherapy

AC joint injuries - When the weight of the Earth is thrown on your shoulder!

Has some pesky prop placed your shoulder (not so gently) into the ground? Well like 40% of shoulder injuries in contact sports it could be an injury to your acromio-clavicular joint (AC joint). These shoulder injuries require a very specific treatment pathway of management and rehabilitation that sometimes requires surgery. Learn more about AC joint injuries from our Physiotherapists at Dural Health.

Doris Qu
June 18, 2021
Physiotherapy

The morning Shake, Shake, Shake - How Carpal Tunnel Syndrome can make you dance!

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition which causes pins and needles and numbness in the hands. One of the classic features is waking up in the morning and having to shake the hands to help get the feeling back. There are some great ways you can treat this condition but if left untreated, the muscles of the thumb can start to shrink and waste away, which can lead to the need for hand surgery.

Doris Qu
June 18, 2021
Physiotherapy

Cervical Radiculopathy - When angry nerves in the neck give us neck pain, arm pain, and weak tingly fingers!

Cervical Radiculopathy is a type of neck pain that happens when the nerves specifically become involved, and can often lead to neck pain that can spread down into the shoulders, middle back, arm, hands, and fingers. Some people even get pins and needles, numbness, and weakness in their hands!

Doris Qu
June 18, 2021