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  • What is Back Pain?

    Back pain is a huge problem all over the world affecting both men and women alike, and strikes every type of worker, from truck drivers and labourers, to executives and homemakers. Although back pain is common, when you are the one who has it, it may seem that no-one else can truly understand your suffering. […]

  • How To Prevent Joint And Muscle Pains

    So many people complain of joint pain and of course as physiotherapists we are treating joint and muscle problems all the time.  However, have you ever thought what may be causing these problems?  As physiotherapists we look at your posture, how you sit at your workstation, how you lifted that heavy object, your sport etc, […]

  • Tennis Elbow

    Tennis is a great game to watch and even better to play. Whether you are a serious player or someone who just likes to have a knock around more socially, it can lead to problems that if not caught early, can lead to significant lay off through injury. Here, we will outline a couple of […]

  • Liver and Intestine Clean Up

    Christmas is over and the new year has begun.  How are those new year resolutions?   Have they gone by the board yet, or are they beginning to become more difficult to stick to?   The over indulgences are regrets and the task to ‘get fit’ looks like an uphill climb again!   Well let us help you […]

  • Surviving Christmas

    So Christmas is nearly with us and as we get closer it can become more and more stressful.  For some reason we all believe that everything has to be perfect.  The tree up and decorated, the presents wrapped and under the tree, the decorations up, the Christmas cake and pudding made, the turkey ordered, the […]

  • Eat Your Way To A Hydrated Skin

    It goes without saying that water is a vital component to our bodies not just our skin. One of the pieces of advice I continually give is to ensure that my clients are getting their daily quota of water intake. This is advice that isn’t faddy,radical or the latest scientific research but it is so […]

  • Specific Tips To Help You Avoid Back Trouble

    Do gentle warm up exercises before sport or jogging Be careful if you are lifting in an awkward or confined space Use a firm mattress Never continue an activity if your back hurts Stand tall and straight with your head held high Never do fitness or aerobic exercises on a stone or concrete floor Never […]

  • Prevent Back Pain – Lifting

    More people injure their backs through lifting than any other cause.  Whether at home, in the garden or at work lifting can be dangerous if a few simple rules are ignored. DO look at alternatives to lifting, use pulling or pushing techniques. DO look at what you want to do before you start and get […]

  • Prevent Back Pain – Resting At Home

    When all your chores are complete, the worst thing you can do is slump in an armchair. Even at rest you must think of your back. DO sit upright in your chair with your back straight DO use a back support or small cushion in the lower curve of your back DO lie on the […]