Swimmer’s shoulder & keeping strokes injury free
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With ninety percent of the driving forces coming from the upper body, it is little surprise that swimmer’s shoulder is a common condition in swimming. The shoulder is a complex joint, and as swimming placed it under load, an appreciation of its function and limitations can help keep the body injury free. This is especially […]

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Physiotherapy treatment terms explained
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During a physiotherapy treatment session, terminology may be used that although best describes the condition or course of action, may sound more like a foreign language. Most physiotherapists will try their best to avoid such terms as they can be confusing, instead providing descriptions that are easier to understand. However sometimes technical terms have their […]

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Mckenzie Method & Pain Management Independence
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Imagine you had the power to control your pain and the ability to do your work and daily activities, whilst saving time and money – welcome to the McKenzie Method. This evidence based system of patient care, has the potential to free yourself from excessive therapy sessions, expensive equipment or testing and, most importantly, surgery. […]

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Pain Free Gardening This Spring
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With spring the garden beckons, but before pulling on your boots, consider some tips for pain free gardening. Certainly, gardening itself has the benefits of easing stress and providing a form of exercise. Once completed a spring clean in the garden can provide a sense of accomplishment. However, remaining injury free will make for a [...]
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How physiotherapy deals with a frozen shoulder
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A frozen shoulder, correctly known as Adhesive Capsulitis, presents as a combination of shoulder pain and stiffness causing sleep disturbance and marked disability. In a frozen shoulder the capsule surrounding the shoulder joint is more thickened than normal and it shrinks, adhering to the humerus (arm bone) and itself – hence the name adhesive capsulitis. […]

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