Hamstring Tears

What is it? The hamstrings are a large group of muscles found at the back of the thigh. The primary role of these muscles is to bend the knee and collectively, these muscles are some of the strongest in the body. Even though these are very strong muscles they are prone to injury. They often

Ankle Sprains

What is it? Almost everyone has twisted their ankle at some in their life; in fact, it is one of the most common reasons for people to visit an emergency department. A sprain occurs when the ankle twists, potentially on an uneven surface and causes damage to one of its supporting ligaments. The damage could

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