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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....

Four Text Neck exercises to avoid Text Neck Syndrome

Text neck symptoms include; tight upper traps, a sore neck, and headaches - which is why your head feels like it weighs a ton. We have four neck exercises you need to do to avoid getting text neck syndrome At this point in the tech generation, it’s safe to say that...

7 Health Benefits of Swimming on Your Back

Swimming is a unique sort of exercise because it somewhat frees you from the constraints that gravity usually imposes. This is a real advantage for people who are overweight, pregnant, arthritic, or suffering from other health conditions that can make...

Shoulders – Why Don’t We Treat Them Properly?

This is something that bugs many in the health field - why do we treat shoulders so differently to many other joints? You might be wondering what I mean by this...I mean that when people come in with say, knee pain, we aim to reduce the pain, increase the movement and...

Technogel Pillow Range

As Osteopaths, throughout the years we have come across many distinctive styles of pillows that have not facilitated an individuals needs. In fact they aggravated their condition. We have found that fitted Technogel pillows provide the appropriate musculoskeletal...

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