Temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

What is the Medical Term for Jaw Pain? The anatomical name for your jaw is the Temporomandibular joint or TMJ for short. Temporomandibular joint disorders are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in your jaw and the surrounding muscles. Usually pain in the jaw is not a sign of a serious problem.…

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Back pain when driving

Lower Back Pain Is Really Common Understanding your MRI results for lower back pain is vitally important given the growing number of people sent for imaging each year.  Lower back pain is one of the most common injuries we see and treat in our clinics. An estimated 1 in 6 Australia’s have chronic lower back…

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Plank on swissball isometric exercise

Isometric exercise refers to an exercise that uses an static muscle contraction. This means that the muscle group being worked is under tension and producing a contraction but the muscle doesn’t change length. Therefore the joints involved do not move. Some actions within a wide variety of sports require isometric or static strength. Examples include…

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Back pain when driving

Are you suffering from chronic pain? 1 in 5 Australians struggle with Chronic pain. Read how you can manage your chronic pain.     What is Pain Pain as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage. Many believe that pain is just a physical sensation. This is not the case.…

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