Entries by Andrew

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What Is The Rotator Cuff?

Rotator Cuff ….. what is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is made up of 4 muscles which live (attach) onto the scapular (shoulder blade) and they assist other muscles of the shoulder in abduction and rotation movements. So why do does it seem to be some common?  Well unfortunately it’s because it’s very easy […]

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Foam Rollers & Massage Balls

Regularly using a Foam Roller and/or Massage Balls offers many of the same benefits as a sports massage, including reducing inflammation and joint stress, improving circulation and flexibility and therefore helping to ease aches and pains caused from tight muscles. ⬇️ Regularly foam rolling pre and post workout will mean you will help prepare your […]

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What Is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow is a common injury not just in tennis players Tennis elbow is a condition that causes pain around the outside of the elbow and is clinically known as lateral epicondylitis. It occurs after repetitive strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the posterior forearm. You may notice pain: When lifting or bending […]

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Pain Is A Warning Sign

Sports massage was created to help athletes prepare physically for optimal performance, pre & post event and ultimately be in the best possible shape for training and competition, keeping injuries at bay. However, contrary to its name “Sports Massage” is not just for Sports people and is enjoyed and utilised by many. Sports Massage breaks […]

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What Is B12 Deficiency?

As an Osteopath we are taught to learn and understand many different conditions and illnesses, to be able to ensure the symptoms our patients present with are muscular-skeletal. That said did you know many people are B12 deficient and the most common symptoms are; extreme tiredness (fatigue) lack of energy (lethargy) breathlessness feeling faint headaches […]

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Instant Debilitating Back Pain

Instant debilitating back pain If you’ve ever experienced instant debilitating back pain where the lower back essentially Locks up, you’ll know how painful it can be and how scary it can be if you don’t know how or why it’s happened. Whilst there are many reasons for your back to “lock up” it’s essentially a […]