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Fibromyalgia: The Shadowy Culprit of Chronic Pain

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Fibromyalgia: The Shadowy Culprit of Chronic Pain

Fibromyalgia is a surprisingly common condition, even more widespread than rheumatoid arthritis, but despite this, it is not well understood even by medical professionals. Also known as Fibro, FMS or fibromyalgia syndrome, the condition affects an estimated 800,000 people in the UK and three to six percent of people worldwide. Even with the condition being common, it’s still difficult for a sufferer to depict how they are feeling – and this can make it hard to treat – it’s also difficult for someone who isn’t suffering to understand just how...

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Why Having A Strong Core Is So Important

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Why Having A Strong Core Is So Important

If you think a six-pack is the most important part of your core, you’d be wrong. The core muscles are one of the most significant muscle groups in your body and weak core muscles can impact a lot more than just giving you a less-than-toned stomach; from holding you up straight, supporting your hips and supporting most movements you and your body make, including balance and stability – the core muscles should not be overlooked. The muscles in your core – that’s the torso – really do underpin pretty much everything you do. Here’s how they...

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Posture Belts: Are They Worth It?

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Posture Belts: Are They Worth It?

If you are chained to a desk all day and then hunched over your phone or tablet in the evening, it’s likely that – unless you’re making a big effort to sit correctly – your posture is pretty poor. We see countless clients that have structural issues that all stem from bad posture, or at least aren’t helped by their posture. If you too find yourself with back, neck or chest pain, a curved spine, painful hips and much more then you may benefit from a postural belt.   What is a Posture Belt?   Posture belts or posture braces, as they...

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