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Bursitis is a common condition that affects many individuals, causing discomfort and limiting their range of motion. In this blog post, we will explore what bursitis is, its causes, common affected areas, diagnostic scans used for testing, and various treatment options available.
Healthy weight loss and eating is all about balance, variety, and sustainability. There's no such thing as a "perfect" diet. By prioritizing overall health and well-being, you can achieve your weight loss goals while also improving your quality of life.
Dry needling is a type of therapy that involves inserting thin needles into the skin to stimulate trigger points in the muscle. Unlike traditional acupuncture, dry needling is based on Western medicine principles and is primarily used to treat musculoskeletal conditions.
Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive treatment that uses high-energy sound waves to stimulate the body's natural healing processes. These sound waves are focused on the affected area of the body, where they promote the growth of new blood vessels and tissue regeneration. This type of therapy has been used for a variety of conditions, including persistent tendon problems.
Calcific Tendinopathy is one of the more unusual conditions we see, and occurs when chalk like substances start developing into crystals within the tendons of the body. Any tendon can be affected, but the rotator cuff muscles of the shoulder are one of the most common sites. If this ever has to be removed surgically, it comes out like toothpaste!
Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common condition where crystals can form inside the vestibular apparatus inside the ear, which often results in dizziness and vertigo. Our Chiropractors and Physiotherapists at Dural Health can help diagnose BPPV and rule out any other causes, then perform repositioning manoeuvers that can dramatically help settle the symptoms.
Feeling pain under your heel or arches when you first get up in the morning and take a few steps? You've probably got plantar fasciitis, one of the more common causes of foot pain on the pads of your feet.
Osteoporosis is a common condition that affects us more as we get older, causing the bones in our body to progressively become weaker and often cause fractures. Heavy strengthening exercises, when done right, can actually help increase your bone density and is a recommended treatment for osteoporosis.