Muscle strain

Muscle strain

What is Myalgia? The most common source of myalgia (or muscle pain) is a muscle strain due to overstretching. A muscle strain may also be referred to as a pulled muscle or a muscle tear. Muscle strains are the most common cause of lower back pain. People with poor...
Plantar Fascitis

Plantar Fascitis

Do you know what is plantar fascitis? Have you ever heard this term? Maybe you haven´t but you have felt or know someone who has had this uncomfortable condition. Plantar fascitis causes a lot of pain in the bottom of the heel; it’s one of the most frequent causes of...
Should you use ICE or HEAT?

Should you use ICE or HEAT?

It’s an ongoing debate, and a question that, as an Osteopath, I get asked almost every day! When should you use ice, and when should you use heat? And for how long? There is so much confusion surrounding the topic, the truth is, much more study is needed before a...