Injury & pain prevention


When you hear the term Bicipital Tendonitis, you’d be forgiven for questioning what the heck it is! Much like many conditions in the body, Bicipital Tendonitis sounds like a spell from Harry Potter. But in fact, it’s a common condition that can cause shoulder pain, usually brought on by repetitive motions in the shoulder. Let’s explore what causes it and how you can treat it if you suffer from shoulder pain.   What is Bicipital...

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So, let’s get the obvious query out of the way first: do you have to be playing tennis in order to get tennis elbow? In short, no, though you can suffer from it if you play tennis, the two aren’t mutually exclusive. There are many other causes of tennis elbow, including decorating, playing an instrument or similar repetitive arm movements, like playing fetch with a dog. Essentially, tennis elbow is extremely common.   What is...

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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)...

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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 –...

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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....

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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. Enter: posture belts. We see countless clients that have structural issues that all stem from bad posture, or at least aren’t helped by their posture. So if you too find yourself with back, neck or chest pain, a curved spine, painful hips...

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