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What is a Shoulder Impingement and How do I Treat it?

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What is a Shoulder Impingement and How do I Treat it?

If you’ve got pain in your shoulder that feels like a trapped nerve or a sharp pain that comes on when you try to lift your arm and rotate your shoulder, you could be suffering from shoulder impingement syndrome. We see many patients with this condition and so if you’re wondering what it is, how it impacts you and what to do to improve it, we’ve got the answers for you.   What is Shoulder Impingement?   Shoulder Impingement Syndrome (SIS) is a common condition that affects the shoulder, mainly in adults, occurring when the muscles...

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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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