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What is Achilles Tendinopathy? And How To Fix It?

Achilles Tendinopathy – What it is and common causes Achilles Tendinopathy is a common lower body injury affecting the tendon that attaches your calf muscles (gastrocs and soleus) to your heel. Consequently, it happens most frequently in people who do a lot of running and jumping activity, but can also occur outside of these populations. […]


Is sitting all day a problem for you?

Sitting too much? If so, then feeling stiff and tight in your hips and your lower back are likely familiar symptoms to you. Sitting for prolonged periods of time with a high frequency can cause problems for your body, namely: “pattern adaptation or maladaptation”. This is when the muscles, joints and tissues in the body […]


Lumbar Spine Disc Herniation – What is this?

    Essential information for those experiencing herniated discs in the lower back This injury occurs when a portion of the spongy, shock absorbing tissue between the vertebrae becomes displaced. Most people will remember an initial moment that caused their pain. It is through doing activities like lifting, bending or twisting, that this injury may […]


What is Sciatica? Symptoms & Similar Conditions

You’ve heard about Sciatica, or may have experienced it, but what exactly is it? First thing to know is that sciatica is not a diagnosis. It describes a group of symptoms that either involve the sciatic nerve as it leaves your lumbar spine, or present a very similar pattern. Symptoms often labelled as “Sciatica” are: […]


How I became a Physiotherapist!

In light of PhysiCo City's upcoming 14th Birthday I thought I would take the time to share with you my journey in becoming a Physiotherapist and how it all began. Let me take you way back to early high school. I had just attempted to descend a full flight of stairs with a single bound in [...]

Is your jaw causing you headaches?

Jaw related headaches   Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge that connects your jaw to your skull. Your TMJ allows you to talk, chew and yawn. But the joint’s supporting muscles may also be the source of your headaches. A number of the TMJ muscles may contribute to the pain. These are located underneath […]


Where does my shoulder pain come from?

Where does my shoulder pain come from?   Shoulder pain and injury are one of the most common complaints reported to a physiotherapist. This is largely due to the complex architecture, large degree mobility and therefore inherent lack of stability from which it operates. Further contributing factors to shoulder pain are the demands that your […]


Are you experiencing neck pain?

Our expert team of physiotherapists have noticed an epidemic of neck and upper thoracic spine dysfunction here at the clinic. Since we are all working from home, it is really difficult to find time to take care of your postural health. Check out the video above of one of our physiotherapists, Tom, treating neck pain. […]


ACL Injuries and How to Prevent and Manage Them

Anterior cruciate ligament Your knee you has two main stabilizing ligaments. The main one of which is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). ACL injuries usually occur from a hard step or a twisting of the knee whilst it is planted. It can also occur from an awkward fall, or impact to the side of the […]


The Missing Link in Hip Rehabilitation

The Missing Link in Hip Rehabilitation — Evidence-Based Treatment for Hip Injuries Patients who come to physio with pain in the hip have often been managed from a one-joint or soft tissue injury concept at another centre. However, here at PhysiCo City, we firstly treat the hip joint itself – if there is any primary […]