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ReCOVery: Post-Exertional Malaise and other challenges after COVID-19

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Introduction There is a growing population of individuals experiencing a range of debilitating and long-lasting effects after having COVID-19. For these individuals, the effects are greater than the expected weakness and fatigue that others may experience after being sick for a few weeks, be it with COVID-19 or another illness. In...

Small Group Osteo-Circuit Classes!

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Pro Motion is excited to be offering small group classes of the Level 1 and 2 Osteo-Circuit programs in the clinic. Our Level 1 6 Week Osteo-Circuit exercise program is starting May 3rd. Our Level 2 Osteo-Circuit program started for patients who have been attending regularly. If you have...

Baker’s Cyst

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What is a Baker’s cyst? A Baker’s cyst, also known as a popliteal cyst, is a fluid filled swelling that forms on the back of the knee joint. This can cause tightness and pain when fully bending or extending your knee, or when performing physical activity.  It may feel as though...

Supraspinatus Tendinopathy

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What is Supraspinatus Tendinopathy? Supraspinatus Tendinopathy can cause pain in your shoulder near the location of the supraspinatus tendon. The supraspinatus is one of the many muscles in your shoulder that make up the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff holds your arm in place and is important for the full mobility...

Sciatica

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What is Sciatica? Sciatica is a term used to describe pain in the low back, buttock, and along the back of the leg(s) as a result of irritation of the sciatic nerve. This irritation can cause pain, tingling, or numbness in the tissues that connect to this nerve. Some people...

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

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What is Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) refers to pain at the front of the knee related to the pulley-like complex of muscles and tendons that straighten your leg. PFPS tends to develop slowly over time, and is more commonly aggravated by squatting, kneeling, running, taking stairs, and sitting...

Medial Collateral Ligament Sprain

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What is a Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain?
The MCL is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee. It is a tough band of tissue that runs along the inside of your knee, attaching the two large bones in your leg at the inner part of your knee. The...

Hip Bursitis

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What is Hip Bursitis?
Hip Bursitis, also referred to as Greater Trochanteric Pain Syndrome, is clinically diagnosed with the presence of pain originating from the outside of your hip. A bursa is a fluid filled pad that acts as a smooth surface for your muscles to glide over your bones...