Since launching Activate Clinic, a few conditions have stood out as major, common problems for people across a wide age range. L4/L5 and/or L5/S1 disc degeneration, buldging discs or herniated discs are some of the most diagnosed injuries we see. However, one of the biggest issues that we see is that symptoms in people with […]
During first appointments, it’s common for me to ask “Do you do any regular exercise?” The answers can vary greatly, but there’s rarely ever enough exercise on the schedule. One of the primary issues I have come across is that people are considering themselves “active” because they walk often. Don’t get me wrong…walking is fantastic.
A detailed look into the benefits vs risks of local cortisone injection. Research and case studies examined to assess the merit of cortisone injection.
An in depth overview of plantar fasciitis treatment options. Covering immediate management, preventing flare ups and alternative exercises.
Hip bursitis and chronic hip pain are some of the most common complaints that we face in our clinic. Hip bursitis can be cataegorised as an overuse injury which can make it a tricky problem to resolve if you need to keep using your hip (walking, standing etc). WHAT IS HIP BURSITIS? The bursa is a fat […]
A calf cramp is a muscle spasm that usually occurs when the calf muscle is unable to recover as a result of being overworked and exhausted. A calf cramp are the most common form of cramp that we hear reported in our clinic. Calf cramps do not generally occur randomly and shouldn’t be happening if […]