Back Pain – it’s not the end of the world – here’s why…..

Back Pain – it’s not the end of the world – here’s why…..

Back pain treatment costs more than cancer and diabetes treatment combined – across the world it places a huge burden on people and societies. However, most of these costs are usually related to a small minority of people with back pain. Almost everyone will experience back pain during their life. Thankfully, most people report significant improvement in their symptoms within the first two weeks of an acute episode of pain, with 85pc of people fully recovered by three months –…

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7 Stretches to include in your daily routine

7 Stretches to include in your daily routine

  Sore, stiff and aching muscles? Stretching is essential for flexibility and muscle care; start today and reap the benefits for a lifetime: Chances are, stretching isn’t included in your daily routine. Whether you run out of time, don’t feel you have sufficient twinges to warrant downing tools and testing flexibility, or simply don’t have the know-how to lengthen everything out after a busy day, squeezing in some body TLC is more important than you realise. Stretching benefits Stretching before…

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DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF ANKLE SPRAINS: UPDATE OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINE

DIAGNOSIS, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION OF ANKLE SPRAINS: UPDATE OF AN EVIDENCE-BASED CLINICAL GUIDELINE

WHAT´S NEW??  Findings of a report completed by the European Institute of Sports Physiotherapy  INTRINSIC RISK FACTORS: Individuals of the female sex, as well as potentially a lower BMI, were identified to be at higher risk for experiencing ankle sprains. Deficiencies in proprioception and range of motion are recommended to be identified and addressed in rehabilitation and prevention programs to decrease the risk of recurrence. EXTRINSIC RISK FACTORS: An increasing amount of new data identified soccer players, especially defenders playing…

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Fit over 50

Fit over 50

Regular physical activity has many beneficial effects on physical and mental wellbeing. Being active from an early age can help prevent many diseases just as regular movement and activity can help relieve the disability and pain associated with these conditions. Importantly, the benefits of physical activity can be enjoyed even if exercise starts later in life.   Some Benefits include; Reduced risk of developing stroke, diabetes, certain types of cancers and coronary heart disease. Weight bearing activities can reduce the…

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Want a quick and easy way to QUIT SMOKING?

Want a quick and easy way to QUIT SMOKING?

Smoking Cessation Programme LASER THERAPY is a scientifically proven method to help you successfully stop smoking. It is entirely safe and pain free. A low level laser beam is applied to specific energy points on the body. This stimulates the release of endorphins, which are the body’s natural chemical to help keep the body relaxed and calm. When you stop smoking it is primarily the sudden drop in endorphin levels that lead to withdrawal symptoms and physical cravings. LASER THERAPY…

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