Upper back and chest Pain

Chest Pain

Upper back and chest Pain Your upper and middle back is called your thoracic spine. Although it is not as common as lower back and neck pain, many people still suffer from pain in their upper or middle back. Our modern lifestyles and working environments have resulted in an increase in people experiencing pain in…

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Wrist, hand & finger pain & injuries

wrist injuries

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Your carpal tunnel is the area at the base of your wrist, where nerves and tendons pass through on their way into your hand. This tunnel is formed by non-elastic connective tissue that serves to protect the structures that run through it. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common condition where the…

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Thigh Pain

Thigh Pain There are many potential reasons you are experiencing thigh pain. Your thigh has many muscles, tendons, joints, nerves and blood vessels that can all be injured and cause pain. Thigh pain can be very uncomfortable and disrupt your daily life since we need our legs for almost everything we do. At Just Physio,…

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Lower Leg & Calf Pain

lower leg & calf pain

Lower leg and calf pain are common and there are many possible things that can cause it. Your calf muscles work to point your foot down, and the muscles at the front of your lower leg pull your ankle upward. These muscles also help support and stabilise your ankle and knee. Along with the many…

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Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s Palsy is a condition where the facial muscles on one side of the face become paralysed due to a disturbance of the facial nerve. The facial nerve runs along a very complex course from your brain, exiting out of a small opening in your skull near the base of your ear. From there, it…

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Temporomandibular Joint Disorders

temporomandibular joint disorders

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is your jaw joint. It consists of your jaw bone, called the mandible, and a socket in your temporal bone just in front of your ear. A small disc is situated in-between these two bones to form the joint and to allow for smooth movement of your jaw. The disc glides…

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a longstanding condition that can cause ongoing pain, stiffness, and tenderness in muscles, joints, and connective tissues. “Fibro” refers to fibrous (connective) tissue. “My” refers to muscle. And “algia” means pain. Despite causing significant pain, fibromyalgia does not cause tissue damage, injury, or inflammation.  What causes fibromyalgia is still unknown although it is…

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Sports Injuries

Physiotherapist treatment of Sports Injuries

Acute Sports Injuries When you get injured, it is not always necessary to go to your doctor before consulting us. Physiotherapists are first-line practitioners and we are able to help you with your acute injury. We will assess the extent of your injury and determine whether you will need to be referred to a specialist,…

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Foot Pain

Foot Pain

Plantar Fasciitis The plantar fascia is a thick section of connective tissue under your foot. It stretches from, and connects, your heel to the ball of your foot, providing support for your foot arch. The plantar fascia also provides stability and shock absorption as we walk, run, climb etc. When the fascia is overloaded due…

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Ankle Pain

Ankle pain treatment by a physiotherapist to relieve pain, restore mobility, and help you return to your daily life without any complication

The ankle joint is a complex joint consisting of three articulating bones and various muscles, tendons, and ligaments. Our ankles are beautifully made, with all of these structures working together to provide movement and stability needed for getting along our daily lives. The ankle joint takes on high loads and stress and is thus prone…

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