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Category: Blog Sport: General Injuries

Bursitis – what you need to know 

  Bursitis – what you need to know  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist, Certified Schroth Physiotherapist for Scoliosis and Scheurmann’s  Bursitis is an inflammation or irritation of bursae (plural for bursa). Bursae are sacs of fluid found around joints or tendons. Bursae reduce the friction caused by movement and they also provide a cushion between bones, tendons, skin […]

Calcium, Vitamin D and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)

Calcium, vitamin D and Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS)- do calcium and vitamin D levels predict curve progression in AIS?  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist, Certified Schroth Physiotherapist (C2)  Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis (AIS) is associated with low bone mass. The therapeutic effect and its determinants of calcium and vitamin D supplementation in improving bone strength and preventing curve progression in […]

8 Myths about back pain

8 Myths about back pain Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist and Certified Schroth Physiotherapist for Scoliosis Back pain can be caused by one or more of a large number of factors. Risk factors for back pain can be different even between two family members. What we do know is that once you have had back pain once, […]

Back pain 

Should you see a Physio for back pain?  Rosemary Marchese – Physiotherapist and Schroth Physio for Scoliosis Back pain will occur in about 80% of people at some stage in their lifetime. Back pain can be caused by numerous conditions and it is a common reason for people missing work, visiting their GP or physiotherapist. Back […]