If you're an office worker and you've been dealing with elbow pain, you're not alone. Many of us spend hours at a desk, typing away on a computer, and sometimes that can lead to discomfort in our elbows. Let's dive into what might be causing your elbow pain, some basics about elbow anatomy, and, most importantly, how we might be able to help.
Symptoms of a lumbar disc prolapse vary from mild to severe and can affect the whole body (from the limbs to the bowels, as well as, of course, the back.) It can have a serious impact on your ability to carry out everyday tasks and can be debilitatingly painful. Sometimes its onset is sudden, especially when trauma or injury to the spine causes it. More often though it creeps up on you. In fact, at Patterson Allied Health we’ve treated patients that lived with lower back pain and stiffness for months before they sought treatment!
Arthritis comes from the Greek word ‘arthron’ (meaning joint) and the ending ‘itis’ (meaning inflammation of). The term arthritis describes over a hundred conditions that cause inflammation of the joints. Read on to find out more about the main types of arthritis and how osteopathic treatment could help to manage your symptoms to improve your quality of life.
1 in 5 Australians currently suffer from chronic pain. Pain becomes chronic when it lasts over 3 months, or longer than the expected healing time. Chronic pain can start as acute pain from an injury, illness, or surgery, but sometimes it has no clear cause.