Pelvic floor strength: creating stability & support
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When it comes to groups of muscles, the pelvic floor is an unsung hero. Perhaps it is because close to this region of the body, the rectus abdomens, or ‘abs’, take the spotlight. This is clearly evident when looking at men’s health magazines, as strong abdominal muscles are de rigueur for those wishing to look […]

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The back injury view of slipped discs
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Describing back injury concerning the discs of the spine has become confused over the years. In particular the term ‘slipped disk’ has led to the misconception that anytime someone has hurt their back, or has a disk problem, that it is because their disk has ‘slipped’. There is no such thing as a ‘slipped disk’ […]

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Knee injury prevention one step at a time
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The complex structure of the knee means careful assessment and diligent exercise are paramount to a sustained knee injury recovery.

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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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Osteoporosis & Exercise for Healthier Bones
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As the night sky holds a reminder for healthy bones, perhaps we should consider a constellation of stars named ‘Osteoporosis’. There hardly seems a connection though to the strong imagery conjured by the likes of Taurus, Scorpio and Aries, as ‘Osteoporosis’ translates from its Greek origin as “porous bones”. Instead we find the connection via […]

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Helping physical rehabilitation with heat
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The cat you walk past on those balmy spring days, lazing in the afternoon sun, could in fact be self administering some much needed heat therapy. Humans on the other hand need to be a bit more wary of such practices, and the next best thing is perhaps one of the oldest forms of physical […]

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