Demystifying dry needling

Dry needling is used to enhance the healing process for many types of injuries. One of our fantastic physios who uses dry needling as part of her treatments, Imogen Young, has put together some information for you to help demystify dry needling.

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Shoes and Feet: An Awkward Amount of Time

Are you wearing the right shoes? Today’s awkward amount of time is focused on shoes and feet. Do you ever find yourself with awkward moments of time, where it is not quite enough time before your ‘next thing’ to really start something else in between? This happens to me quite often, and with the extra…

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Springing into action – 3 tips to avoid injury in leaving winter hibernation

Niggles and pain can sometimes appear when we start to exercise more. I’ve treated plenty of enthusiastic over-50’s who have accidentally overdone it by exercising too hard before they’re up to it. If you are starting to exercise more as spring brings us warmer days. A systematic approach to returning to, or increasing exercise, will help prevent injuries and pain. Read on for 3 tips you can use to get back into action safely.

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Headaches and Neck Pain: An Awkward Amount of Time

Do you suffer from headaches? Today’s awkward amount of time is focused on headaches and neck pain. Do you ever find yourself with awkward moments of time, where it is not quite enough time before your ‘next thing’ to really start something else in between? This happens to me quite often, and with the extra…

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The shoulder is complicated – are you having problems with your rotator cuff?

The shoulder is complicated. It is capable of a huge range of movement made possible through an intricate system of ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves and joints. If just one link in the movement chain becomes problematic, the effect is felt throughout the shoulder complex causing damage and pain, particularly in the rotator cuff which gives the shoulder its stability and control.
Poor posture, poor upper body strength, and ageing are all factors that can compromise the rotator cuff tendons and increase the risk of injury. Read my blog for things you can do to keep your shoulder tendons healthy and decrease the likelihood of a rotator cuff injury.
Enjoy your week, Deb

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Shin Splints: An Awkward Amount of Time

What causes, and how do we help shin splints? Today’s awkward amount of time is focused on shin splints. Do you ever find yourself with awkward moments of time, where it is not quite enough time before your ‘next thing’ to really start something else in between? This happens to me quite often, and with…

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