Scoliosis: what it is and how we treat it

Scoliosis: what it is and how we treat it

Have you ever been told that carrying a heavy backpack on one shoulder or sleeping on one side can warp your spine? This isn’t necessarily the case (although carrying heavy backpacks certainly doesn’t do your back any good). There is, however, a condition called...
The most common overuse injuries

The most common overuse injuries

Overuse injuries occur when a particular part of the body is subjected to repeated demand over a long period of time. Activity that involves using the same motions over and over – particularly if these are ramped up too quickly, performed for extended periods or...
Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain

Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition, usually caused by repetitive movements in the wrist. You may associate it most with office workers who do a lot of typing, but there are a number of jobs and activities that can make you more susceptible. So, what exactly...
Top tips to avoid injury in the New Year

Top tips to avoid injury in the New Year

For many people, after the parties and excesses of Christmas, getting fit and healthy for the New Year is high on the priority list. It’s the busiest time of year for new gym memberships but many gyms are considerably emptier at the end of the month. Too often, this...