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Acute Wry Neck

 Have you ever woken up with an inexplicably stiff and painful neck that will only turn to one side? You might have been suffering from acute wry neck, a painful condition following a typical pattern of symptoms. In the clinic, wry neck is classified as one of two different types – Facet or Discogenic wry […]

Tips For Setting Up Your Home Office

 Many of us spend more time at our desks than any other place. While the risk of injury while seated can seem very unlikely, spending hours in a poorly set up workspace can place vast amounts of pressure on your body and lead to overuse injuries. Below are a few tips that can help you […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

 What is Trochanteric Bursitis? The muscles that surround the hips have a complicated role to play. They work to keep the pelvis level and control one of the most flexible joints of the body. They are organized in layers, and the deeper muscles are separated from the outer muscles by sheets of connective tissue, to […]

How To Create Your Own At Home Gym

Staying active at home can be challenging especially when many of us don’t have access to our local gym. Physical health and wellbeing are  equally important both mental health and with this in mind, we’re offering a few suggestions for how to use everyday home objects to stay in shape. Even if you don’t have […]

The Two Minute Workout Challenge

 Keeping active while at home for long periods can be challenging. For many people, going out for a run or taking time to perform a full workout can be daunting, especially if this is not a part of their usual routine.  There are a few quick and easy ways to add some movement to your […]

Keeping Healthy While Working from Home

 Over the next few months, many of us will be spending more time at home. For each of us, this will mean something different; however, regardless of your circumstances, there are a few things you can do to make your time at home a little easier and healthier.  Maintain a routine.   A new routine may […]

Four Surprising Reasons To Visit Your Physiotherapist

 When you tear a muscle or wake up with a stiff neck, your physiotherapist is often the first person you think to call. While aches and pains are indeed the bread and butter of physiotherapists, there are many conditions that your physiotherapist can help with that you may not be aware of. Physiotherapists have a […]

Muscular Trigger Points

 What Are They? Muscular trigger points are better known to most of us as muscle knots and can feel like painful, hard lumps located inside muscles. These knots can both be painful to touch and refer pain in surrounding areas. It is thought that trigger points form when a portion of muscle contracts abnormally, compressing […]

Shoulder Dislocations

 The shoulder is a fascinating joint with incredible flexibility. It is connected to the body via a complex system of muscles and ligaments. Most of the other joints in the body are very stable, thanks to the structure of the bones and ligaments surrounding them. However, the shoulder has so much movement and flexibility that […]

Tips For Beating Post Workout Soreness

   Nothing can ruin your enthusiasm for a new workout program faster than the pain and stiffness that sneaks up on you the day after. This delayed reaction from your muscles, known as DOMS or delayed onset muscle soreness, has affected almost all of us at one time or another. While there is no sure-fire […]