How to keep up with fitness over the festive season 

As we know, this time of year becomes increasingly busy with family, friends, work dinners, social gatherings, the list is endless!  So, it’s no surprise that our fitness routine takes a back slide. We know how frustrating this can feel when you have worked so hard on your fitness goals all year.  We wanted to […]

Myth Busting: Protecting your back

Myth: Your spine is delicate and you need to protect it. Fact: Your spine is one of the strongest parts of your body! Frequent movement and load on the spine can actually increase the strength of the tissues surrounding the vertebrae, putting you at even less risk of harm. What does this mean for me? […]

9 Ways to Utilise Pacing and Goal Setting for Health Issues 

Living with long term conditions, recovering from surgical procedures or trying to manage our mental health can be incredibly challenging. It’s almost like trying to make a jigsaw puzzle without the box for help – we sort of have an idea what we’d like the end to look like, but it’s a daunting journey and […]

Neck Pain

What causes neck pain? Neck pain can be caused by many factors and at first it can be difficult to figure out what exactly is the source. Finding the root cause of the problem can end it but sometimes it can be tricky. Scans like MRI and x-rays are not always the best in telling […]

Shoulder Pain

What Causes Shoulder Pain If you’re like most people, you’ve spent the last couple of weeks putting away heavy Christmas decorations. You probably got burnt out during the holiday season and decided that you needed a break from all the festivities. You may have also been under a lot of stress at work and decided […]

An ankle joint: anatomy, pain, and sprain causes

What is the ankle? The ankle is part of the musculoskeletal system and consists of two lower leg bones (tibia and fibula) that meet with the foot bone (talus) to form an articulating joint. It allows us to point, flex, rotate and move our feet from side to side, as well as support our body’s […]

Low Back Pain: Causes

Lower back pain can be incredibly uncomfortably and it affects many people in all aspects of their lives. Find out what may be causing your lower back pain… 1. Excessive Stress on the Spine Excessive stress on the spine is when there is an excess amount of pressure being placed on it, which can lead […]

10 Ways to Manage Flare Ups 

Most of us will experience a flare up at some point in our lives. By definition, a flare up is an exacerbation or worsening of existing or recurrent symptoms and stretches far beyond musculoskeletal conditions, occurring in neurological, cardiovascular and mental health amongst others. The focus of this article is on helping people with chronic […]