Pain and Injury

Spinal Health


December 14, 2012 0 comments Pain and Injury

What do I mean by “spinal health”? Well, out of the spine exits all the nerves that enable our brain to control and communicate with our body.  Making sure this communication system works, is the key to good health; not […]

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Back pain, the unwelcome 21st birthday gift


December 13, 2012 0 comments Pain and Injury

The Olympics and Paralympics are now over.  I didn’t get any tickets to watch the events live but enjoyed watching the endeavours of the athletes on TV, seeing such commitment and hard work was impressive.  I also watch sport from […]

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Kinesio taping


February 4, 2012 0 comments Pain and Injury

I’ve added kineso taping to my repertoire, by completing an advanced course last year.  The tape prolongs the effects of treatment to muscles and joints.  Lots of sports people are wearing this colourful tape; David Beckham is wearing a fetching […]

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Fire, Suction and Back Pain Relief: Yes Really!


September 20, 2011 0 comments Pain and Injury

Computer use creates stress because its often associated with work, but it’s also our posture while working at the computer which creates tension in our shoulders and neck, often leading to tension headaches; a double whammy of psychological and physical […]

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Plastic Brains, Sports Performance and Needling for Success


December 15, 2010 0 comments Pain and Injury

Everyone knows you can overdo it during the excesses at Christmas. But did you know you can overdo it in the New Year as well?  This article is focussing on the post-Christmas period, specifically on muscle and tendon injuries – […]

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Muscle Soreness After Exercise


December 15, 2010 0 comments Pain and Injury

Muscle soreness is one of the many common symptoms that can be successfully treated by acupuncture, even when the usual procedures such as massage, stretching exercises, or manipulation have had no effect. 

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