Main cause of lower back pain: too much sitting

Main cause of lower back pain: Too much sitting The most common cause of lower back pain is postural stress. Sitting for a prolonged period of time can be a major cause of back pain. It causes increased stress of the back and can add a great amount of pressure to the back muscles, and…

Knee osteoarthritis Management

Osteoarthritis, often referred to as degenerative joint disease (DJD), is the most common disease affecting weight-bearing joints like knee joints. Osteoarthritis causes pain, muscle weakness, and limits the joints range of motion which can lead to disability. Factors such as excess weight, joint trauma, misalignment (pinch knee, bow knee), weakness of quadriceps muscle and abnormal…

Pelvic and Hip muscles imbalance and misalignment cause pain

Pelvic area problems are caused and contributed by pelvis, hip and SI joint misalignment, improper loading and muscle imbalances.
Modified Pilates training with physiotherapist is a best way to treat muscle imbalances and misalignment. We work you body as a whole, not just injury or pain.

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Common Problems, Exercise Therapy and Rehab Pilates

┬áHealthline website wrote a very good description about Multiple Sclerosis: “Multiple sclerosis (MS) is a progressive autoimmune disease. Autoimmune diseases mistake normal, healthy parts of the body as foreign and attack them. In the case of MS, the body attacks and destroys the protective sheath that surrounds your nerves. This sheath is called myelin. The…

Sciatica Pain Caused by Piriformis syndrome and Treatment

Piriformis syndrome, Sciatic Pain and treatment The piriformis muscle is a small muscle located deep in the buttock under the gluteus maximus. The muscle runs very close to sciatic nerve and some people the nerve even can run through the muscle. Piriformis muscle function is assisting to rotate the hip, turn the leg and foot…

Best Treatment for Degenerative Disc Disease – Proper Exercise Program

Importance of exercise for degenerative disc disease Degenerative disc disease is one of the most common causes for low back pain. The diagnosis of “degenerative disc disease” is not really a disease but a term used to describe the normal changes in our spinal discs as we age. All people experience the changes in their…

Kinesiophobia – The hidden reason why the back pain becomes chronic

Kinesiophobia – The hidden reason why the back pain becomes chronic Kinesiophobia is a disorder where a person believes that movement can cause more injury and pain. A constant cycle of pain, fear, disuse and depression can be a result of kinesiophobia and it definitely slows down a normal recovering process from injury. This can…