Symptoms of nerve pain can be very severe & alarming. We explain the types of nerve compression, irritation and other nerve injuries. Nerve pain (Neuralgia) is pain that is caused by damage or disease that affects the power cables of the body.
The symptoms of neck pain often overlap. Our Physios explain neck muscle pain & stiffness, sharp stabbing neck pain when you turn your head. To find the culprit causing the pain we have to look at the different structures in the neck: Muscle, nerve, joints
Neck muscle spasm is a symptom of either protective guarding or sustained muscle tension, that can fatigue the muscles in your neck. A Neck muscle spasm is usually an underlining cause of something else. Neck pain can be caused by a wide variety of pathology (injury to the tissue) of the different muscle layers in your neck, some more serious than other. Ask your Physio to help you understand why your neck muscles are going haywire.
Sciatic nerve pain are felt along the sciatic nerve is referred to as sciatica. Sciatic nerve pain can be caused by compression, irritation or damage to the sciatic nerve branch as it runs from the lower back to the hip, leg, thigh & foot. We test, diagnose and treat sciatic nerve injury, especially Sciatica.
Lower back Slipped Disc, Disc Bulge, Hernia. Know the difference between the types of slipped discs. A physio perspective on the signs, symptoms, causes. What to do and what NOT to do.
Plantar Fasciitis causes pain in the foot, towards the heel. The plantar fascia is a thin, web-like ligament that gets inflamed. We explain the Plantar Fascia's function and how it relates to foot pain.
Does your dizziness come back when you are off your medication? Is your head still spinning after you have been to an Ear-nose-and-throat (ENT) specialist? Have you had a caloric test done and find yourself off balance? We have some answers for you regarding your Dizziness and Vertigo.
Torn Muscle, Types of muscle tears, what to do, and NOT to do. Symptoms and how it's treated. How to test if you pulled your muscle. Torn muscles
Back muscle spasms is your warning that sign of a deeper, more complex problem. Your body is taking the first steps to protect itself. A physiotherapist can guide you to understand where the back muscle spasm are coming from.
Neck pain can be due to a Cervical Disc Bulge or Prolapse. A Slipped neck disc cause sharp pain in the neck, shoulder blades, down the arm into the hand or fingers.