Osteoperosis

What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis occurs when the bones become fragile and brittle, which can lead to a higher risk of bones breaking. This condition occurs when bones lose minerals such as Calcium faster than the body can replace them, resulting in lower bone density. What are the risk factors for Osteoporosis? Several factors can increase

Mastitis

Mastitis means inflammation of the breast. It can be caused by blocked milk ducts (non-infective mastitis) or a bacterial infection (infective mastitis).   Mastitis occurs in breast feeding mothers, when the breast becomes inflamed by blocked milk ducts.   If the blocked duct is not cleared as soon as possible, a fever can develop, followed by aches

Differences Between Physiotherapists & Myotherapists

Physiotherapy   Minimum qualification:  University Bachelor of Physiotherapy & further  Post Graduate study (4 + years Tertiary level)   Techniques mastered:   Soft tissue massage, joint mobilisation, spinal mobilization, headache and jaw treatments, assessment of injuries and body dysfunction, gait, postural and movement analysis, corrective exercise programs including pilates, ultrasound, taping areas/structures to support & improve function, referrals

Plantar Fasciitis

Everything you wanted to know about Heel Pain (Plantar Fasciitis) Millions of individuals are affected by heel pain. The disorder, otherwise known as plantar fasciitis can be quite disabling and restricts lifestyle. In general, the pain in plantar fasciitis is burning in nature and worse in the morning or after rest. The moment the individual

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral pain syndrome refers to pain and discomfort at the patellofemoral surface. Also known as runner’s knee, the condition may affect both athletes and non-athletes. Abnormal patellar tracking during knee movements, quadriceps muscle imbalance, soft tissue tightness and poor lower limb biomechanics are predisposing factors for this condition. The patient complains of diffuse pain around

Shin Splints

What are Shin Splints? Shin splints, or Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS), refers to pain felt along the shinbone (tibia) at the front of the lower leg. This is not the only possible cause of pain in this region, so it’s important to consult your Doctor, Podiatrist or Physiotherapist if you have concerns. What causes

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. Common Hand Pain Sources Arthritis (Hand & Wrist) Carpal Tunnel