Tight and tense shoulders is a common complaint at the clinic, with people really battling pain, discomfort and sleeplessness as a result. Rather than suffer in silence we encourage people to ask for help to get on top of the problem sooner rather than later. Here are some of our best tips for tight shoulders.
Posture can be hard to maintain if we have injury or weakness in our neck, shoulder & back muscles. At work we can get absorbed in what we’re doing and not be aware of how long we’re sitting or standing. We do this day in and day out, wondering why we end up with a […]
How Technology has contributed to our posture. A large proportion of injuries presented to me in clinic relate to this issue. In the past, most of these have been caused by the adoption of poor posture in the workplace – whether that work entails operating machinery or sitting at a desk. I’ve spoken previously about […]
BY DR VANESSA FISHER – OSTEOPATH The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles that support the pelvic viscera in both men and women. In simple terms, these are the bowel, bladder – and uterus (in women). The muscles attach from the tail bone at the back to the pubic bone at the front […]
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Or CTS, Is a Common Problem That Can Cause Significant Discomfort. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, or CTS, is a common problem that can cause pain, numbness, pins and needles, inflammation and weakness in the hands and wrists for those suffering with it. It occurs when the median nerve, which runs into the palm […]