November 26, 2017

Back Pain

Are you suffering from extreme back pain? Back pain is pain felt in the back that usually originates from the muscles, nerves, bones, joints or other structures in the spine. Back pain may have a sudden onset or can be a chronic pain; it can be constant or intermittent, stay […]
November 26, 2017

Prolo for knee osteoarthritis

Are you suffering from extreme knee pain Knee osteoarthritis is a common complaint. Generally, it’s managed conservatively with exercise, until a person requires an partial or full knee replacement. Prolotherapy offers an effective solution for joints that are excessively lax, causing proliferation of ligament tissue, and ‘strengthening’ of the joint, […]
November 26, 2017

Knee pain, meniscal injuries and chondromalacia patella

Meniscal Injuries Meniscal injuries can occur acutely when there is a shear stress within the knee, often caused by a twisting mechanism of the body with the foot anchored on the ground. This is common in soccer, basketball and tennis players. Small tears in the meniscus may also occur with […]
November 26, 2017

The first step to a pain-free ankle, Chronic instability

Acute sprain of the ligaments of the ankle joint is a common medical and socioeconomic problem. The lateral ligaments are relatively less stable than the medial ligaments and are therefore more often involved. Around half the injuries received medical treatment and about 40% result in chronic instability. Chronic instability is […]
November 17, 2017

Forget ice and NSAIDS, Do M.E.A.T

In the early stages of acute traumatic injuries, patients are usually advised to use the R.I.C.E principle – Rest, Ice, Compression and Elevation. However, this treatment is currently being criticized, since it has been recently suggested that rest and ice may actually delay healing. This is because ice reduces inflammation […]