Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Reconstruction: How To Recover

knee pain caused by pcl surgery

Are you booked in for posterior cruciate ligament surgery? You’ve come to the right place. We specialize in PCL surgery rehab. The posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is a ligament that links the lower and the upper leg. Compared to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is larger and stronger. Despite this,…

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What Is Knee Kinesiology, And How Can It Help?

Physical therapist applying knee kinesiology

Have you got knee pain and want to know whether kinesiology tape might help? The study of the science of movement in humans is called kinesiology. We use it for the prevention and management of injuries and to enhance physical performance. As physical therapists and kinesiologists, we have a thorough knowledge and understanding of human…

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What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?

What is Patellofemoral Dysfunction?

Have you got patellofemoral dysfunction or patellofemoral syndrome? Or unidentified pain in your kneecap? One of the more unique medical conditions that tends to afflict sportspeople and active adults is sharp pain at the front of the knee and in the surrounding kneecap (the patella). We commonly refer to this condition as a runner’s or…

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Can Sciatica Cause Knee Pain?

generalised knee pain

Time to answer an age-old question. Does Sciatica cause knee pain? There is a frequent misconception that when you feel pain in the knees, it is a result of issues with the knee joint itself of the surrounding ligaments or tendons. However, it might surprise you to learn that this may not be the case.…

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I Have Pain That Shoots Down My Hip And Leg. Help!

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Modern daily life can put strain on our hip joints and our legs. And the more overweight you are, the higher the risk of joint pain.  Weight loss is often the best course of action in dealing with joint pain, and with almost 70% of Northern Americans being overweight, it’s common to leave the explanation…

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How Physical Therapy Can Help After Your Knee Replacement

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So, after years of pain, you’ve finally booked your knee replacement surgery. You’re looking forward to being pain-free and getting back to all the things you love to do – that your sore knee currently stops you from doing. But what happens next, after your surgery? Do you have a plan to guarantee good results…

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Why Can’t I Bend My Knee Without Knee Pain?

Why Can’t I Bend My Knee Without Knee Pain? - Depositphotos 194526296 l 2015

Is this question – or the knee pain in the said knee, keeping you awake at night? It’s frustrating when something goes wrong with your body. Whether it’s a knee, hip, foot, finger, or ankle that’s hurting, you want to know what’s up. Right? According to Google Health Vice President David Feinburg, MD, “About 7%…

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What Causes Knee Pain?

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Have you got pain in one or both of your knees? Confused about what’s causing it? In this blog, we explore the knee joint in detail, look at the leading causes of knee pain and share some tips on what you can do to get out of pain now. Unlike other joints in the body…

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Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place

Coping with Covid: What to do when sheltering in place - Covid Coping

For most of us, our entire world is turned upside down.  Kids are not going to school, employees are not going to work, and many people do not leave their house.  As the old adage goes “this too shall pass” but currently we are living in a never imagined situation.  Here are four simple tips…

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What Do Your Shoes Have to Say About You?

What Do Your Shoes Have to Say About You? - Shoe Pic

Forget about reading palms, try reading the soles of your shoes! By analyzing the bottom of our shoes, we can gain some pretty neat information about our physical body. If you have a pair of shoes you have worn for a few months you may be able to see uneven foot patterns, meaning that the…

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