Can we trust imaging?

Can we trust imaging?

A primer on musculoskeletal pain Musculoskeletal pain (MSK) is one of the most common reasons for primary care visits with almost 50% – 85% of the population experiencing MSK pain in their lives.  It is the leading cause of disability worldwide with low back...
Shoulder Pain – SAPS

Shoulder Pain – SAPS

What is it? Generally speaking, Subacromial Pain Syndrome or “SAPS” refers to pain and irritation of the shoulder structures below the collarbone. Its definition is centre of frequent debate and has also been labelled shoulder impingement, subacromial impingement...
Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia

Sarcopenia  From the Greek language “sarx” meaning flesh and “penia” meaning poverty/loss. Muscle mass and strength declines at a rate of 3% – 8% per decade after the age of 30, with these figures increasing after the age of 60. It’s arguably one of the largest...
Physical Resilience

Physical Resilience

Physical resilience   What is physical resilience? Physical resilience is the body’s ability to successfully adapt to imposed physical stressors. Such as infection, injury, physical activity, surgery and even the aging process.  There seems to be a variety...
What’s tennis elbow?

What’s tennis elbow?

Tennis elbow (also known as lateral epicondylitis) is possibly the pain and irritation felt on the outside of the elbow. Key facts: 1 – 3% of the population experience tennis elbow each year Only 10% are tennis players What are the symptoms? Pain on gripping...

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