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Disc Herniation and IDD Therapy – Case study!

Posted by on Jan 25, 2022 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Fred first came to our clinic in August 2021 complaining of lower back and left lower limb symptoms due to a low lumbar disc herniation with nerve root impingement at L5/S1 level. At only 33, he already has a longstanding history of back problems which he particularly associated with prolong sitting, driving, bending and lifting. Although he has tried multiple type of interventions, nothing seemed to help on the long run; in part, this was due to his work which involves a lot of sitting, driving and lifting.     His main goal at the time was to return back to training in the gym, reduce his pain, if possible, prevent any future recurrence and all together build up more confidence regarding moving and using his lower back. After a few discussions we decide that the best course of...

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5 Key Points for a Healthy, Home Working Environment

Posted by on Oct 5, 2021 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

5 Key Points for a Healthy, home working environment Make up for lost steps Take a break from the digital world Be a creature of good habits Set up to last Take on new opportunities   1 – Make up for lost steps Keeping moving is one of the most essential parts of being a life-long healthy human being. For most of us working from home means a much shorter commute to the office. Unfortunately this also means less movement.    Sitting or standing for hours a day can lead to a significant amount of stress on the muscles and joints of the body and as such can increase the likelihood of developing neck and back pain.   Regularly standing up and getting in some steps is an easy, cheap and not time consuming exercise, proven to help improve...

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The 3 biggest mistakes people make when treating shoulder pain

Posted by on Oct 22, 2019 in Shoulder, Sports Injury, Uncategorized | 0 comments

We have seen so many sore shoulders this month we have started calling it shoulder month! We see lots of people who have experienced failed treatment or shoulder surgery. However when we delve deeper it turns out that the treatment and rehabilitation provided just hasn’t been good enough, or that the person has simply given up too early as they they thought it just would not get better. Shoulder problems are tricky to fix and people often dive into surgery too soon (mainly because they have given up on the normal rehabilitation and healing process). However with the right approach and a great deal of patience shoulders are very fixable…The most common shoulder problem we see is Shoulder Impingement closely followed by (and often as a result of) is Capsulitis (“frozen shoulder”).  Dan has created 2 short videos on the subject matter which are listed below. If you or...

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FIFA World Cup Fever

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Podiatry, Sports Injury Prevention, Pilates, Healthy Backs   From the die-hard football supporters, to enthusiastic players and children in the park, it’s unlikely that you’ll manage to escape the hype that comes with the FIFA World Cup. Even if you’re not an all year-round supporter/ player you’ll probably find yourself drawn into watching a few matches during the football event of the year. Football has the power to bring the nation together. Like the Olympic games, it is a human experience that can bring many nationalities and cultures together with no other commonality than the joy of sport. Football is an international language. FIFA suggests 270 million people play soccer which equates to 4% of the world’s population. But if you take into account the casual kick arounds in the parks, or on the dusty patches...

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Pronation is great!

Posted by on Oct 5, 2017 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Physiotherapy, Massage Therapy, Podiatry, Injury Prevention, Pilates, Healthy Backs   If you have ever experienced a lower limb injury, you have flat feet or are a runner you will possibly be familiar with the term pronation. Typical statements about pronation include “I’m an over pronator and this is causing my knee pain” “My foot over-pronates so I have been told I need to wear stability trainers to fix my Achilles pain” “I wear orthoses to correct my over pronation” The term pronation essentially refers to the movement that the foot makes as its makes contact with the ground, it is also known as eversion. The foot rolls inward towards the arch with each step, flattening the foot and cushioning the shock of weight bearing. So what is over pronation? Historically this is the term used to describe a foot...

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It wasn’t all Champagne and Strawberries at Wimbledon!

Posted by on Jul 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

5 most common injuries in Tennis Ankle sprain Shoulder Pain Calf strain Back problems Tennis Elbow    Ankle sprain An ankle sprain is also classified into grades 1-3. Grade 1 being a more mild injury to 3 being a complete rupture.  The sprain can be a single or multiple ligaments,  of those the most commonly injured are the outside ligaments. The way sprains occur are the ankle is sometimes twisted inwards, player would experience pain at the front of the ankle due to damage in tissues. Exercise to help avoid:  Standing on an uneven surface on one foot to help promote the stability of the ankle.                    Shoulder Pain This is common pain/ injury in tennis as the muscles in the shoulder are used heavily throughout training and the matches! Common muscle...

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