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Ten Tips for Back Pain

“Oh, my aching back.” Have you said this? Most of us have. But it’s nothing to laugh at. Lower back pain can be debilitating and can ruin your quality of life. That's why we have put together quick tips to alleviate the problem. 1. Don’t…
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Exercise and the Brain: A winning team

“The best way to improve mental performance, is to improve physical performance” – Tim Ferriss¹ So, how does exercise improve learning and memory?Learning requires repeated connection and communication between neurons in a process known…
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Sports Therapy 101: Muscle Injury

Anyone working in sporting environments would be very familiar with acute muscle injuries. So how prevalent are they? It’s been reported that a male elite-level soccer team with a squad of 25 players can expect about 15 muscle injuries each…
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Eight Ways to deal with Chronic Pain

By Rachel Noble Benner January 12 - The Washington Post These steps, distilled from research and experience, can help manage chronic pain. Embrace physical therapy. The more you move, the better you feel. Strategically strengthening and stretching…
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Knee bracing shown to significantly reduce knee Pain

Wearing a knee brace has been shown to “significantly improve the pain and symptoms” of a type of osteoarthritis affecting the kneecap, according to a new study. Arthritis Research UK-funded researchers at The University of Manchester claim…
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Physiotherapy for Back Pain

What is back pain?   Back Pain a main cause of people being off sick from work.  Physiotherapy is extremely effective treating Back Pain. In one study, 80 per cent of people who had physiotherapy for their Back Pain were able to carry…
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Sciatica: Causes and Treatment

Sciatica is the name given to any sort of pain that is caused by irritation or compression of the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in your body. It runs from the back of your pelvis, through your buttocks, and all the way…
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Hip Pain: Learn more!

How does the hip joint work? The hip is a ball-and-socket joint that helps you move your legs during everyday activities such as walking and going up and down stairs. It has a good range of movement but it’s very stable and rarely dislocates,…
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Neck Pain Solutions

Neck Pain Neck pain or a stiff neck is a common problem and generally nothing to worry about. The pain and stiffness usually gets better after a few days, and is not a sign of a more serious neck problem or underlying condition. You can get…