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Upper limb pain in the lifter: A physiotherapy perspective

Upper limb pain is a common problem among lifters of all levels of experience. It can occur in any of the joints of the upper limb, including the shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand. There are a number of factors that can contribute to upper limb pain in lifters, including: Common upper limb injuries in lifters […]

Rotator cuff injuries

The rotator cuff is a group of four muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. These muscles help to stabilize the shoulder joint and allow for overhead or shoulder elevation movements. Rotator cuff injuries are common in athletes and people who engage in overhead activities, such as swimming, tennis and baseball. They can also […]

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS)

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common condition that affects the knee. It is caused by inflammation of the iliotibial band, a thick band of tissue that runs along the outside of the thigh from the hip to the knee. ITBS is often seen in runners, cyclists and other athletes who participate in activities that […]

Golfer’s Elbow & How We Treat It

Golfer’s elbow, also known as medial epicondylitis, is an overuse injury of the tendons that attach to the medial epicondyle of the humerus (the bony bump on the inside of the elbow). These tendons are responsible for flexing the wrist and pronating the forearm or turning your palm down. Golfer’s elbow is most commonly caused […]