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HTC Blog TMJ Dysfunction diagram

TMJ Dysfunction

Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) Dysfunction is a common cause of jaw, face, ear, and neck pain. The condition is not life-threatening, but if symptoms persist, they can affect the quality of a person’s life. It can be characterised by a combination of symptoms including: Ear, jaw, face, or neck pain Headache-usually around the temple area Restriction …

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HTC Blog - Epicondylitis of the Elbow

Epicondylitis of the Elbow

Lateral (outside) Epicondylitis  ‘Tennis Elbow’ Medial (inside) Epicondylitis ‘Golfers Elbow’ Epicondylitis is a painful condition that occurs when tendons either on the outside or inside of your Elbow are overloaded. This usually occurs via repetitive activities of the wrist and/or forearm. You don’t have to be an athlete to experience epicondylitis, often painters, carpenters, and …

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HTC Blog - Covid-19 and Home Working

COVID-19 Back, Neck & Upper Limb Care for Home Workers

Preventing Back, Neck or Arm Pains Whilst Working From Home During COVID-19 Our Physiotherapists Offer Some Useful Ergonomics Advice & Exercises Even before the COVID-19 pandemic struck, roughly 1 in 8 U.K. office-based workers, worked either partly or fully from home. Now that number has grown significantly, as the current pandemic repeatedly requires employees to …

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HTC Blog - Foam Rolling

Foam Rolling

What is Foam Rolling? In the most simplistic format, foam rolling is a form of self-massage!  During your massage treatment from a practitioner or therapist, they will more than likely perform myofascial release techniques to help aid the massage. Myofascial release techniques are used to help reduce tension and tightness through a specific pinpoint area …

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HTC Blog - Achilles Tendon

Achilles Tendon Disorders – Tendinopathy – Basic Science & Clinical Treatments

Achilles tendon problems are one of the most frequent ankle / lower leg conditions. They can be characterised by a combination of symptoms including: Pain Swelling Impaired performance Tightness Visible lump formations The Achilles tendon is much longer and larger than most people initially realise. Its origin is as a wider, flatter tendon streaming mainly from the …

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