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Plantar Fasciitis

What Is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis seems to be quite a common complaint of many of my clients at the moment so I thought I would talk about it today.

Plantar Fasciitis is very common. Approximately 1 in 10 people will develop plantar fasciitis at some point in their lives. It is most commo…

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Fibromyalgia

FIBROMYALGIA - What is it, why do we get it and why can't we sleep?

Recently I have treated a number of patients who have been diagnosed with FIBROMYALGIA by their GP. So many people have heard about but don’t understand what it is so I thought I’d write about it this month. The main Fibromyalgia si…

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Headache, Neck and Back Pain are Symptoms of Grinding Teeth

Headache, Neck and Back Pain are Symptoms of Grinding Teeth

Teeth grinding (bruxism) can be the cause of different symptoms which include facial pain, migraines, headaches, ear-ache, tightness and stiffness in the shoulders, pain and stiffness in the jaw joint, abnormal tooth wear and restless or di…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Repetitive Strain Injury

PAIN, PINS AND NEEDLES IN YOUR HANDS AND ARMS? Is it Carpal Tunnel Syndrome or Repetitive Stress Injury (RSI)?

Although it’s one of the things that makes us unique as humans, that opposable thumb can really cause problems. Our ability to grip and manipulate things with our hands and fingers keeps us…

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Are You Walking Correctly and the Causes of Bunions

Are You Walking Correctly and the Causes of Bunions

HOW POSH ARE YOUR FEET LADIES... AND GENTS!!

How often have you heard your gran or your mum say .. “Well I have bunions, therefore you will have bunions” ... Or your dad say “Young lady if you want to wear those ridiculous shoes every day then you’…

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Knee Injuries

Knee injuries can be simple or complex. Without a major injury knee pain is generally simple...

In general most knee pain can be directly related to the muscles that insert into the knee. Muscles that insert into the knee area include hamstrings, quadriceps, hip flexors, adductors, calves, and the m…

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Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Do you strengthen or stretch effectively and more importantly, how do you know?

To maintain a good posture and move with strength and efficiency, it is essential that the central core of the body is stable. Imagine trying to ride a bicycle that had a spring instead of a crossbar between the handleba…

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Lower Back Pain and why the PSOAS muscle could be the cause?

Lower Back Pain and why PSOAS muscles could be the cause? PSO what?

Everyone’s always talking about CORE fitness and there is no muscle more core than the Psoas muscle (pronounced so-as). If we think of how our bodies have been designed since our primitive days, we are designed to walk, run, jump an…

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How Bad Posture Affects Breathing

How Bad Posture Affects Breathing

This month I thought I’d write about a subject that is close to my heart. My mother suffers with intercostal neuralgia, which means inflammation of the intercostal muscles (the muscles in between the ribs). Listening to my mother’s aches and pains I realised that th…

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