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3 Things to Improve Axillary Web Syndrome

Posted by Eqphysio on 20 July 2018
3 Things to Improve Axillary Web Syndrome
Axillary web syndrome (AWS), also known as cording can develop as a side affect of lymph nodes surgery such as sentinel node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection. These types of surgeries are commonly performed in patients with breast cancer. What causes AWS? It is still unclear as to what causes axillary web syndrome however it is believed that the trauma from surgery against the connective tissues can cause inflammation and scar tissue to develop alongside the lymphatic vesse...
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What is Vertigo?

Posted by Eqphysio on 13 July 2018
What is Vertigo?
Did you know 80% of people aged 65 and over have experienced vertigo? Vertigo is a type of dizziness that is often described as a feeling that you are spinning or that the world is spinning around you. Vertigo is a symptom of several different conditions, rather than a disease in itself. Most cases of vertigo are due to a problem with your inner ear.   3 Most common causes of vertigo 1. Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) This is the most common cause of ve...
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Knee Pain

Posted by Eqphysio on 29 June 2018
Knee Pain
The most common cause of knee pain is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and usually presents with anterior knee pain. It is common in people who participate in sports and symptoms are usually aggravated by activities such as running, jumping, standing up from a chair or going up and down stairs.   Why does this happen? The control of the knee joint is completely dependent on the surrounding structures, which includes the iliotibial band (ITB) that runs down the outer edg...
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Abdominal Muscle Separation- DRAM

Posted by Eqphysio on 15 June 2018
  Did you know it is estimated that two thirds of pregnant women will experience DRAM? Women especially at risk are those who have large babies, twins or have had multiple pregnancies.     What is DRAM? Abdominal muscle separation, also known as Diastasis of the Rectus Abdominus Muscle (DRAM) is the separation of the rectus abdominis muscle. This is the body's normal safety mechanism which occurs most often in the second and third trime...
Posted in: Pregnancy Women's Health  

Neck Stiffness and Soreness

Posted by Eqphysio on 1 June 2018
  The most obvious sign and symptom of neck stiffness or soreness is difficulty moving your neck, particularly when looking over your shoulder in one or both directions. Occasionally, you may also have headaches, shoulder pain or pain that radiates into the arms.     Most people don't realise the extent of their neck stiffness until it affects their function.  For example, when they begin to have difficulty reversing their car, w...
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3 Things to Improve Axillary Web Syndrome

Posted by Eqphysio on 20 July 2018
3 Things to Improve Axillary Web Syndrome
Axillary web syndrome (AWS), also known as cording can develop as a side affect of lymph nodes surgery such as sentinel node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection. These types of surgeries ar...
Posted in: Cancer  

What is Vertigo?

Posted by Eqphysio on 13 July 2018
What is Vertigo?
Did you know 80% of people aged 65 and over have experienced vertigo? Vertigo is a type of dizziness that is often described as a feeling that you are spinning or that the world is spinning ...
Posted in: Vertigo  

Knee Pain

Posted by Eqphysio on 29 June 2018
Knee Pain
The most common cause of knee pain is patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) and usually presents with anterior knee pain. It is common in people who participate in sports and symptoms are usually ...
Posted in: Knee Pain  
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Our physiotherapists are trained to recognise, assess and treat patients that are suffering from vertigo from a vestibular origin such as Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV), vestibular neuronitis/labyrinthitis and following acoustic neuroma resection.

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