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Orthopaedic Conditions

Orthopaedic physiotherapy includes treatment of the musculoskeletal system (which is made up of the muscles and bones of the body) that has been injured or suffered a trauma. This includes sprains, strains, fractures, post-surgery and repetitive injuries. The areas of the body include the neck and back as well the extremities.

Shoulder Injuries

  • Rotator cuff tear (operative or non-operative)
  • Dislocation
  • Frozen shoulder
  • Tendinitis
  • Fracture
  • Shoulder impingement syndrome
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome
  • SLAP tear or labral tears/repairs
  • Arthritis

Elbow Injuries

  • Golfer’s elbow (medial epicondylitis)
  • Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis)
  • Sprain/strain (conservative or postoperative)
  • Fractures/Dislocations
  • Bursitis

Wrist Injuries

  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Sprain/strain (conservative or postoperative)
  • Fractures
  • Tendinitis

Neck and Low Back Injuries

  • Sprain/strain
  • Disc herniation
  • Stenosis
  • Muscle spasm
  • Poor Posture
  • Headache
  • SI joint dysfunction
  • Coccydynia: Refers to pain in and around the region of the coccyx or tailbone. It may involve the pelvic floor muscles and/or the gluteus maximus muscle. Causes may include falls directly onto the coccyx, childbirth, sustained direct pressure over coccyx (e.g. sitting), strain/overuse (cycling/rowing)

Hip Conditions

  • Labral tears
  • Bursitis
  • ITB tightness/syndrome
  • Tendinitis
  • Total hip replacement/osteoarthritis
  • Groin strains

Orthopaedics – Lower Limb

  • Knee Injuries
  • Patellofemoral syndrome
  • ACL tear (operative or non-operative)
  • Meniscus tear (operative or non-operative)
  • Ligament strains
  • Tendinitis
  • Total knee replacement/osteoarthritis
  • Hamstring or Quadriceps strains/tears
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Achilles’ tendinitis (Achilles’ heel)
  • Peroneal tendonitis
  • Sprain/strain (conservative or post-operative)
  • Fractures
  • Shin Splints
  • Calf strains
  • Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Foot/Toe Injuries
  • Plantar fasciitis (heel pain)
  • Bunionectomies
  • Sprain/strain (conservative or post-operative)
  • Fractures/stress fractures