Q&A – Health Dynamix Physios

Is Physiotherapy Effective in Treatment for Tennis Elbow and Approx How Many Treatments Would be Necessary? Yes physio can be effective in treating both acute and chronic tennis elbow. We have a wide variety of manual treatment techniques that we use to treat this condition and we have had great results with dry needling as

Rotator Cuff Impingement

Rotator cuff is a group of four muscles which attach on the tuberosity of humeral head- suprapinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis. Together they act to provide dynamic stability to the glenohumeral joint during shoulder movements and ensure that the humeral head stays within the glenoid cavity at all times. Activities that involve overhead upper

Supraspinatus Tear

Supraspinatus is one of the rotator cuff muscles that originates from the scapula and inserts on the greater tubercle of humerus. It passes through the subacromial space where it is liable to injury by hooked/curved acromion, bony spurs or friction with the acromion process due to impaired scapular movement. Supraspinatus tears can be an acute

Hand Pain

Hand pain and injury is very common and treatable by Health Dynamix Physiotherapists. Your hand is a complicated group of joints (wrist, hand, thumb and fingers), plus all of the tendons, muscles and nerves. Understanding the hand is very important for the correct diagnosis and subsequent treatment. Hand Pain Treatment With accurate assessment and early

Dry Needling at Health Dynamix

Our physiotherapists are trained in dry needling as a specific treatment modality. Dry needling is another form of soft tissue treatment that is a useful adjunct to your manual therapy. Dry Needling is a technique of inserting a single-use sterile fine filament needle into a muscular trigger point/knot to help with the release of tight

Shoulder Rehabilitation

With any shoulder condition, we need to get your shoulder and shoulder blade sitting in a good position before starting strengthening exercises. Start by gently pulling your shoulder backwards as if you are squeezing a pencil between your shoulders.  Once you can hold this position, using a theraband we will continue to progress to strengthening.

TMJ Dysfunction

Do you suffer from: Intermittent or persistent pain or tenderness in your jaw Pain around the ear Difficulty chewing, especially hard food Locking or clicking Jaw Difficulty opening or closing the mouth A grating sensation or unusual sound when opening your mouth or chewing Limited movement in your jaw You may be suffering from temporomandibular

Cervicogenic Headaches

Most of us suffer from headaches at some point, and you may think it’s nothing to be concerned about. Persistent headaches could be due to damage to the muscles, nerves, joints or ligaments of the top three vertebrae of the neck.  Therefore, you should not ignore it and think that it is just another headache. 

Ergonomics for the desk/work station

Millions of people sit at their desk every day for endless hours at a time. Up until recently it was always believed that this activity was harmless. Now considerable evidence shows that sitting for prolonged hours is not benign. Surveys indicate that many people develop a variety of health problems including headaches, visual strain, neck