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Common Causes of Lower Back Pain and How to Prevent It

Four out of five adults will experience lower back pain at some point in their life. Undeniably, it isn’t fun. You wake up and you may struggle to get out of bed. Chances are, you didn’t have a good sleep because of the pain. And now, you’re preparing for a rough day as the pain continues. 

Lower back pain can throw a wrench into your life and your plans. It can even happen suddenly, such as when you’re simply putting your pants on in the morning — something you do every single day. It can be frustrating.

So, what’s going on? Why does lower back pain happen in the first place? And how can you prevent it?

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What Is Vertigo and How Is it Treated?

Vertigo is often referred to as a ‘fear of falling’, but it’s much more complicated than that in reality. It’s not a condition in and of itself. In fact, it’s a symptom of other medical issues like a disease of the inner ear, an imbalance of the central nervous system, or even something more simple like having neck issues (yes, neck problems can cause dizziness!).

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How to Take Care of Your Neck and Shoulder

Living with chronic neck and shoulder pain can be debilitating, which means it can certainly prevent you from carrying out your life the way you’d like to. Your pain may also be accompanied by other symptoms such as swelling, numbness, weakness and bruising. 

These issues cause significant problems with flexibility and freedom of movement. This guide will give you some valuable tips on how to relieve lower neck and shoulder pain.

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The Best Treatments For a Knee Injury

Knee injuries can hold you back from participating in the activities you enjoy. However, if treated properly, you can quickly bounce back from most mild to moderate knee injuries. 

The knee is also fairly easy to injure. It’s a very commonly used joint and there are many different structures that can be damaged. Usually, the knee joint is injured through direct blows, such as during sports, or from bending or twisting forces. After an injury has occurred, you may notice pain, swelling, tenderness or discolouration. 

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Hip, back and spinal problems in young ages.

When You Should Seek Professional Help for Your Hip Pain

Maybe you’ve been experiencing hip pain for quite some time. Or perhaps it comes and goes. You feel it during certain activities, but then also go days without noticing it. Yet, it keeps coming back. You’re beginning to wonder when and if you should seek professional help for your hip pain.

In this article, we’ll dive into what causes hip and groin pain, why sudden and severe hip pain may happen and how physiotherapy can help.

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