Shin splints are a common presentation here at Medwest Health Care. Essentially shin splints are the pain felt along the front of the shin bone, between the knee and the ankle. The term shin splints actually encompasses a number of different pathologies, so it is important to get a diagnosis from one of our experienced physiotherapists.
The Achilles is the tendon that connects the calf muscles to the heel bone. The Achilles tendon is the thickest and strongest tendon in the human body as it has to tolerate the highest forces exerted on the body,
Whether you were a fish in your past life or a seasonal swimmer, the key to an effective swimming routine is to mix it up with a variety of strokes and drills at different intensities. Not only will it give you a better workout, it helps keep things interesting as well.
Frozen Shoulder is particularly prevalent between the ages of 40-60, and effects more woman than men for unknown reasons. It has the potential to create disability, making it difficult to get dressed, reach up to a higher shelf and even to sleep comfortably at night.