What is Fascia?

Fascia (noun) [ fash-ee-uh ] Anatomy, Zoology. a band or sheath of connective tissue investing, supporting, or binding together internal organs or parts of the body. Now, let’s talk fascia. Healthy fascia is the ground substance that creates intricate webbing and support for all other structures. Connective tissue is our sensitive, bungee cord network for […]

Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome: What exactly is it? How can Physiotherapy help?

Acute Concussion   “A concussion is a traumatic brain injury induced by biomechanical forces” – Concussion in Sport Group – Berlin Consensus Statement 2016.   What does that mean? A concussion is an acceleration/deceleration injury, in other words, a concussion is caused by a whiplash injury. The head must speed up (accelerate) and slow down […]

Can Physiotherapy help TMJ Dysfunction (TMD)?

The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint that connects the jawbone to your skull. You have one joint on either side of your face, and it is incredibly important for functions such as eating, talking, smiling, and intimacy. Temporomandibular Dysfunction (TMD) affects approximately 10% of the adult population.  So, what are the common symptoms of […]