How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

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The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy.
There are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors. 

Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.

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A Pain In The Neck: Wry Neck

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Wry Neck is an acute neck injury, noticed by a sudden onset of sharp neck pain and stiffness, that limits your range of neck movement, and can often feel ‘locked’.

The injury typically occurs after either a prolonged abnormal posture such as sleeping in an unusual position or after a sudden, quick movement of the head.

The main symptoms include limited neck mobility in directions that compresses the facet joints of the spine and muscle spasms of the neck muscle.

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Pelvic Floor Check-Up: Have You Had Yours?

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If you have any signs of a pelvic floor issue then you should come in to get your pelvic floor checked. However even if you have no issues prevention is better than cure if you are pregnant, just delivered a child or perhaps starting a new stage of life (for example menopause), come into Wisdom Physiotherapy to see how well your pelvic floor is moving and learn what you can do to keep your pelvic floor strong before problems arise.

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Therapeutic Ultrasound for Blocked Ducts During Breastfeeding

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A blocked duct is a blockage of the milk duct in the breast that can result in pain and tenderness of the area and a palpable lump. Whereas Mastitis is an infection within the breast where bacteria has entered, causing pain, swelling, a firm mass, and a fever. Both of these issues can be effectively treated by Physiotherapy techniques.

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