on Saturday, November 17th, 2018 in Case Study, Health, Pain and Injury.
Patient details: 60 year old lady with shoulder pain 4 weeks ago we started treating a lovely 60 year-old lady for pain and stiffness in her shoulder that she had been suffering with for over a year. The symptoms started soon after she had a pacemaker fitted and were possibly related to the operation. When […]
on Monday, October 29th, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice.
We all know that certain things affect your concentration levels. How engaging your task is, how much sleep you’ve had, whether you’ve anything else going on in your life drawing your focus… but did you also know that there are lots of vitamins that can boost your brain’s staying power and concentration? Here are the […]
on Wednesday, October 10th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries, Tips and Advice.
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome This painful condition can affect anyone. You might feel pain or a tingling / numbness in the thumb and forefinger region and your thumb grip may also be weakened. Carpal tunnel syndrome is generally due to the irritation of the median nerve within the bones of the wrist (the carpal tunnel) and it’s irritation […]
on Saturday, August 18th, 2018 in Health, Massage.
Reflexology is a great way to relieve some of the pressure you feel in your feet, some people book in purely for the amazing relaxation element to this treatment and leave feeling like they’re walking on air! But did you know reflexology is about so much more? This non-intrusive therapy is based on the theory […]
on Wednesday, July 25th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Tips and Advice.
“Hah!” we hear you cry, “my sun lounger brings me nothing but relaxation and a decent tan!” well, we beg to differ. Read on to find out how you can avoid the other gift from your sun lounger: back pain! We know what it’s like, waiting all year, counting down the weeks, days, minutes! […]
on Wednesday, July 18th, 2018 in Health.
Everyone knows that driving with too much alcohol in your system is illegal and endangers lives. But not everyone knows that if you drive whilst dehydrated, it can have the same affect on your driving ability as a couple of glasses of wine – scary stuff! Dehydration… Despite most of us topping up our coolant, […]
on Friday, June 1st, 2018 in Health, Sports, Tips and Advice.
Summer is wonderful for a variety of reasons, not least because you can leave your house without wrapping up warm and get into running a little easier without fighting the elements! However there are still problems with running in the heat, with heatstroke being one of the three leading causes of sudden death in sports […]
on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice.
Cankles is the slang name for thick ankles and this odd-sounding nickname, popularised in the 2001 movie “Shallow Hal”, was intended as an insult and unfortunately the term stuck. If you feel you would like to show off slimmer and shapelier ankles this summer then there are things you can do! But first it’s important […]
on Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 in Health, Pain and Injury, Sports Injuries.
What is plantar fasciitis? This rather lovely sounding condition is caused by inflammation and fatigue of the plantar fascia, a band of tissue and muscle which runs underneath the sole of the foot. The condition can be caused by traumatic damage or injury, or can be because of an accumulation of smaller injuries over the […]
on Saturday, March 31st, 2018 in Health, Tips and Advice.
In recent studies exercise has been shown to be just as important for your brain as it is for your body! A study at the University of Georgia found that a mere 20 minutes of exercise a day helps to improve the brain’s information-processing and memory functions. 5 activities recommended to improve mental fitness are… Ballroom […]