Archive for 2020

Oh No … It Turns (Vestibular Disorders / Dizziness)

The walls turn around you for no reason, nausea accompanies your movements or prevents you from looking at the computer screen, your vision becomes blurred when you turn your head. Even worse, you avoid going out because the crowds make you dizzy and you are afraid of falling in the aisles of the cinema … […]

Knee pain: Patello-Femoral Syndrome

Do you have knee pain that annoys you when you sit for a long time? It could be femoro-patellar syndrome. This syndrome causes pain that is insidious and progressive, which may be due to overuse of the knee or direct trauma (i.e. falling). But what’s going on in your knee? In fact, everything is at […]

Lateral Tendinopathy of the Elbow, also known as “Tennis Elbow”

What to know about the famous “Tennis Elbow”   First, it doesn’t just happen to tennis players. The majority of those with tendon pain that fits on the epicondyle do not play tennis; they make repetitive movements at work or their occupations (ex: mother), they do a rare activity such as painting the house during […]

WHY REFER EARLY IN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY?

The practice guidelines [i] demonstrate the following: early management improves the prognosis for returning to usual activities. Staying active is one of the key components for a positive development after an injury. Unfortunately, the injured individual will often behave in the opposite way than recommended as a protective mechanism, focusing on rest and stopping activities […]

Motor Development in Children 6-12 Months Old

In another post, we have gone through a glimpse of the motor development in children between birth and six months old reaching certain milestones before walking on both feet. We, now, continue for up to twelve months, which is the average age to start independently walking. A quick reminder of the skills that a six […]

Motor Development in Children Aged 0-6 Months

The arrival of a child in a family is a great event and often his/her first steps are eagerly awaited. But, what about the steps required for walking? You will find here the normal developmental stages between 0 and 6 months that your child should go through before moving on his two feet. During the […]

Achilles Tendon Pain – Achilles tendinopathy

Do you suffer from pain in the back of your heel or Achilles tendon? You may have Achilles tendinitis / tendinopathy. What is Achilles tendinitis / tendinopathy? It is an injury that occurs when there is too much work required of the tendon. This can be caused by an increase in activity, playing a new […]

Ankle Sprains

Did you ever stumble or walk on an object and your ankle twisted sideways? You then feel pain on the inside or outside of your ankle and it swells and becomes blue. There is a good chance that you have a sprained ankle.   The most common sprain is that of the lateral side of […]

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