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Frozen Shoulder (Adhesive Capsulitis) is a progressive shoulder injury where one loses a significant amount of range of motion as the injury progresses through its’ three stages: (1) Freezing – painful progressive stage of reduced movement, (2) Frozen – very stiff and immobile but little or no pain and (3) Thawing – movement starts to…

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Plantar Fasciitis (PF) is an irritation of the ligament(s) which create the rigid arch of the foot.  It is actually composed of a medial, middle and lateral band, starting from the bottom of the heel and attaching along the base of the toes.  Most commonly, someone with PF presents with heel or arch pain which…

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The TMJ is an acronym for the Temporomandibular Joint, in which we have two of on each side of the jaw – patients with this condition usually tell us they “have TMJ” and we playfully reply that “You actually have two.”  Pain in a TMJ is usually caused by a muscle imbalance between the two…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is an irritation of the median nerve at the wrist, which leads to numbness, tingling and weakness in the first three (thumb, pointer and middle) fingers.  It is most commonly caused by a repetitive strain injury of your forearm flexor muscles after a long history of excessive typing.  When treated early…

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The most common foot/ankle injury we see are inversion sprains (ie. twisted ankle) but there are many other conditions such as Achilles Tendonitis, Over Pronation (flat feet), Plantar Fascitiis, Metatarsalgia, Neuroma, Hallux Valgus (Bunion) and more that we regularly diagnose and treat.