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Frozen Shoulder

Adhesive Capsulitis, commonly known as ‘Frozen Shoulder’, is characterized by painful and limited range of motion of the shoulder. The condition most commonly affects one shoulder at a time, but in up to 14% of cases it can occur bilaterally. Frozen Shoulder is estimated to affect between 2-5% of the population, but increases by up […]

Fibromyalgia

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia is a syndrome associated with widespread chronic muscle pain, and often accompanied by fatigue, sleep disturbances, headaches, and problems with memory or concentration. Fibromyalgia affects nearly 1 in 20 people worldwide. Anyone can develop fibromyalgia, although in most cases occurs between 30 and 60 years of age. Interestingly, 75-90% of people […]

Movement for Back Pain

When back pain strikes it can often be one of the most upsetting and frightening pains that our patients have gone through. Many of our patients experienced back pain of a sudden, non-traumatic onset which either bites very suddenly and severely or they describe feeling a niggle, then stiff and wake up the next day […]

Arthritis

What is arthritis? Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that effects the joints in your body. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint stiffness and pain which typically worsens with age. Arthritis is a degenerative condition where the inflammation causes damage to occur within the joint, so trying to switch this process off as soon as […]

Tennis Elbow and I don’t even play!

What is “Tennis Elbow”? Tennis elbow, or the medical term “lateral epicondylitis” is a painful condition effecting the common tendon origin of the extensor muscles of the wrist and hand, causing pain where these muscles connect to the outer edge of the elbow joint. The issue usually arises when there is repeated overload of these […]

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