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What is a Remedial Massage

After more than 30 years in the Allied Health sector I still get asked “Can I have a Remedial Massage?” When I enquire as to what the issue is, the most common reply is “Oh, nothing. I just want a remedial massage.” According to Oxford English Dictionary the definition of the

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Why should I stretch?

Since COVID-19 still has many people working from home, it’s especially important to maintain a healthy posture while sitting at your home office or your kitchen table! One way to help prevent an aching back or neck is to take some regular breaks to simply stretch and these need only

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Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow

These conditions cause pain around the elbow area that can be an annoying and debilitating injury to manage. Tennis elbow – lateral epicondylitis – creates pain on the outside of your elbow and is an inflammatory response to the overuse of muscles and tendons in your forearm that extend your

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What does “Referred Pain” mean?

Referred pain is pain perceived at a location other than the site of the painful stimulus/ origin. It is the result of a network of interconnecting sensory nerves, that supplies many different tissues. (Ref: www.physio-pedia.com/Referred_Pain) There are many theories as to why this occurs, but the important thing as a clinician

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Knee Pain

Most of us have experienced knee pain to some degree, be it small twinges or chronic aches, and knee pain can be triggered by many different causes such as: Impact injuries to the knee joint itself in falls, collisions or other accidents Problems with your feet and ankle joints A

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Shin Splints

Shin splints (Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome) are a very common injury in those who are regular runners, ballet dancers, basketball players or those who may have recently increased their training regime, added hills or even changed to new or different footwear. The signs and symptoms of shin splints include pain

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