You’ve got a bad knee, it creaks and it moans. Going down stairs you let out some groans. Painkillers are one thing, surgery, another, You need some advice, but not from your mother.
Too sore to go out and Too achy with pain, Your wazamagumpus is bent,
This is a good article about the effectiveness of manipulation for low back pain. Click here to read the article.
(Note from Telma: Cat Dalhke is a licenced TCM Acupuncturist. You can visit her website here.) Almost everyone will experience an occasional headache. However, when they recur or disrupt normal day to day life, headaches may indicate a chronic imbalance that requires intervention. Typically, we seek relief by reaching for drugs for fast pain relief. […]
Question: Telma, I am starting to get the idea that I should come and see you if I have flat feet and let you examine my feet. I have enjoyed three articles on flat feet. How do you mean that flat feet can cause a problem in my knees, my hips and my back? I […]
We’ll get you back on your feet if you have ankle pain. An ankle injury occurs when the joint is twisted, turned, sprained or strained. In the acute stages, rest and ice can bring relief. The joint is often elevated to control swelling and compression wraps can be applied to reduce swelling further.
Question: Telma, what I don’t understand is, why do I need to see a physio if I have flat feet? Did you know that all children have flat feet until about two years of age? They look like they have flat feet and this is partly due to the fat pad in the inner arch […]
Unfortunately, hamstring strains are both common and painful. They strike athletes of all sorts — including runners, skaters, and football, soccer, and basketball players.
Question: Telma, why do I need to see a physiotherapist if I have flat feet? Let’s recap what, exactly, the term “flat feet” means. In medical terms, we call it pes planus, or a foot that rolls in. If you look at a person from the back, you see that they are taking more […]