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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Shin Splints

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Shin splints, also known as medial tibial stress syndrome, is a term for pain on the front inside part of the lower leg. Shin splints involve inflamed muscle, tendons, and the thin layer of tissue that covers the bone.

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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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Bedwetting and Daytime Bladder Leakage in Children

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As parents, it can be frustrating when our child does not achieve dryness by the time we expect. The never-ending washing and smell! However, you’re not alone.
We have many parents ask us the same two questions:
1. When should my child not wet the bed?
2. When should my child not have bladder leakage (urinary incontinence) accidents during the day?

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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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Hydration in Sport

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Hydration in sport is vital to replace the loss of fluid that our body perspires, which controls our body temperature as we utilize energy.

If we do not replace this fluid we overheat and dehydrate, which may lead to a decrease in performance and an increased risk of injury.

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