Too Much Wii

BEWARE THE EFFECTS OF TOO MUCH Wii This is not a new bladder complaint, but a spate of injuries associated with this year’s "must have" Christmas gift. As many children…

Continue Reading Too Much Wii

Pilates

Pilates is a uniquely precise and intelligent approach to exercise and body-conditioning, which gives you a leaner, suppler, more toned body and a calmer, more relaxed mind. It takes its…

Continue Reading Pilates

Piriformis Syndrome

The piriformis is a muscle that travels behind the hip in the buttock and it aids in external rotation (turning out) of the leg. The piriformis muscle tendon is close…

Continue Reading Piriformis Syndrome

Hamstring Injury

The hamstrings are three muscles located on the back of the upper thigh namely, semimembranosus, semitendinosus, biceps femoris. Hamstring injuries are a common source of injury in sports people. Most…

Continue Reading Hamstring Injury

Back Pain and Obesity

Many people know that obesity contributes to the development of heart disease, diabetes and bowel cancer. However, are you aware that obesity is a contributing factor to back pain? Being…

Continue Reading Back Pain and Obesity

Pregnancy and Osteopathy

Motherhood is a turning point in most women’s lives and every pregnancy is special. Pregnancy, birth and the joys of being a new Mum are generally a time of great…

Continue Reading Pregnancy and Osteopathy

Heel Pain

Plantar Fasciitis One of the most common cause of heel or foot pain is plantar fasciitis. This condition occurs often in runners but anyone can have it and it’s often…

Continue Reading Heel Pain

Trochanteric Bursitis

A bursa is a fluid filled sac that is in position over an area of great pressure. For example, between a bone and a muscle. A Trochanteric bursitis is the…

Continue Reading Trochanteric Bursitis

Morton’s Neuroma

Morton’s neuroma, or interdigital neuroma, is a common foot injury that often leads to stopping sport. Nerve compression involving adjacent toe heads and ligaments may be the cause. The condition…

Continue Reading Morton’s Neuroma

Achilles Tendonitis/Tendinosis

Achilles tendonitis or tendonosis is referred to as a tendonopathy as it is a painful and debilitating swelling of the Achilles tendon, also called the achilles heel. The Achilles tendon…

Continue Reading Achilles Tendonitis/Tendinosis