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7 stages to rehabilitate Shoulder Tendonitis

What Causes Shoulder Tendonitis? The most common cause of shoulder tendonitis is repeated microtrauma to the rotator cuff tendons rather than a specific one-off trauma. Rotator Cuff Impingement, where your rotator cuff tendon impacts against the acromion bone, should...

How to Add Cross Training to Your Workouts

Dedicated training is something to be admired. Many athletes strive for the ability to get up and get out every single day whether it’s for a specific race or event or even, simply driven by a goal. Often that can mean adhering to a training plan based on both...

How to manage a Bulging Disc

What is a Bulging Disc? A bulging disc injury is a common spine injury sustained to your spine's intervertebral disc. It can occur in your lumbar spine (lower back), thoracic spine (upper and mid-back) or your cervical spine (neck). A bulging disc can...

Psoas Syndrome and Low Back Pain

What is the Psoas muscle? Let’s start off by talking about where the Psoas muscle is and what it does. The Psoas muscle group is one of your major hip flexors. Psoas Major attaches to each of the 5 vertebrae in your lower back then travels down and...

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

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?

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...

WHEN IT HURTS TO DANCE: The show must go on, right?

The Show must go on.  You've heard that saying, right?  Well it's drummed into our brains very early on when we're training.  Injured? Get over it.  Choreographers don't care if your body is struggling.  They tell you to suck it up and push through the pain.  But how...

Debunking 4 Common Misconceptions About Back Pain

People have numerous incorrect ideas about back pain and its causes. Believing them can be misleading at best and dangerous, even life-threatening, at worst. The following are 4 common misconceptions about back pain, along with the real facts you need to know: 1....

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