What Is Pain? Pain, although unpleasant, is normal. And it is perfectly normal, once you have it, to want to get rid of it. Even though pain is unpleasant it is your body’s way of protecting you in times of injury or disease. Pain helps you make decisions about what you should and should not…

At PhysioActive a very large percentage of our clients present with musculoskeletal injuries. This includes neck- and shoulder pain, lower back pain, headaches and elbow and/or wrist pain as the result of work related injury. Common patterns of complaint are morning stiffness for 15-30mins after getting out of bed and progressive muscle tension towards the end…

Most people have heard about trigger points, but nobody really knows what it means. In common language a trigger point is a “knot” in the muscle, which triggers pain locally and/or on a different area of the body. It can also limit joint movements. In recent years, scientific research has shown that the muscular system is often…

Shoulder pain is a very common complaint and can have a variety of causes. The most obvious cause is a trauma to the shoulder after a fall. More common ones are non-traumatic injuries due to overuse or misuse from activities that are performed too often, with too much weight or force, and with poor techniques….

What Is Scoliosis? Scoliosis means a side-to-side (lateral) curvature of the spine usually combined with a rotation of the vertebras. Frequently Asked Questions 1) How do I know if I have scoliosis? Look at your posture from the back from top down: • Head not centered to the body • Uneven shoulders (either one is…

Frozen shoulder or adhesive capsulitis is one of the most common causes for pain in the thickening and contraction of the shoulder joint capsule and formation of adhesions, which cause pain, and loss of movement characterize frozen shoulder. It is common in diabetics and commonly affects the non-dominant arm. The causes of frozen shoulder are not fully…