Remove the Pain From Punishing ‘Get Fit’ Regimes

Everyone is different, so the starting point, aims and goals will vary enormously. The major thing is that you focus on “you” making all targets realistic and achievable for “you”! If you are overweight or have medical problems seek advice...

Don’t Let Poor Posture Get the Better of You

Poor posture is the cause for many problems, whether it causes pain or it is adopted because of pain. Our bodies are designed to function most efficiently and effectively when they are in a good postural position. So why is it then, that we push and slouch our bodies...

Help Yourself Reduce the Pain of Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common joint disease and is thought to affect at least 8 million people in the UK, of which at least a quarter seek help from their doctor. The hip, knee, spine, hands and big toes, are the areas that are most commonly affected. It is...

How to Make the Best of Replacement Joints

Hip and knee joint replacements have been performed since the 1960s. They have since increased in popularity and success resulting in more than 160,000 hip and knee replacements being performed in England and Wales last year. Further joint replacements such as elbows,...

Continence Awareness & Women’s Healthcare

This year September 15th – 19th is National Continence Awareness week. Millions of people are affected by bladder and bowel problems, and for the vast majority the associated embarrassment and stigma stops them from even talking about it, let alone seeking help....

Go Back to Childhood to Prevent Back Problems

This year is the 40th anniversary of Back Care Awareness Week (October 4 – 10) and an opportunity to review our progression in understanding and managing back pain over the years. In the past, the prescribed treatment for back pain was lots of bed rest, corsets...