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“My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style”

Maya Angelou


Pelvic Floor Muscles

The muscles of the pelvic floor play a crucial role in the stability of the torso due to its connections and association in spinal movement and control. The balance of these muscles is necessary for d…
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Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Do you leak a little urine when you cough laugh or sneeze? Half of the women over the age of 50 with experience some symptoms of pelvic organ prolapse, with 1 in 10 women by the age of 80 undergoing s…
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The shoulder, what goes wrong

Last time I talked about the shoulder joint structure and briefly highlighted what can go wrong, lets look at some of the common problems that cause shoulder and arm pain in a little more detail
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Shoulder pain

Shoulder problems are widespread; the shoulder is the most mobile joint in your body because the main shoulder joint (the gleno-humeral joint) is a ball-and-socket joint. It sacrifices stability for m…
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Why You Should Learn First Aid

Would you know what to do if someone you know stopped breathing? If the answer is no, then learning first aid should be on your list of essential skills
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Pelvic organ prolaspe, are you at risk?

Vaginal prolapse is a common condition where the bladder, uterus and or bowel protrudes into the vagina. This can cause symptoms such as a sensation of a vaginal lump, constipation, difficulty emptyin…
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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes through a passage made by the carpal bones in the wrist. It may be due to f…
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Herniated spinal disc explained

A herniated spinal disc is the most common cause many painful conditions, when this happens, the natural cushion between the vertebra of the spine is damaged or ruptured, causing the spinal disc to p…
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Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS)

Here’s another informative animated film, this time on the complex subject of Central Sensitization Syndrome (CSS), which is the prevailing theory of the cause of chronic pain & other chron…
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How stress affects your health.

Stress is a part of everyday life; it can affect our body, our thoughts, feelings, and our behaviour. It’s impossible to avoid some significant life events, bereavement, divorce, family illness, red…
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Sleep Advice & Tips

Good quality sleep can make a big difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleep habits is often referred to as having good sleep hygiene, It involves a variety of different practices and ha…
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Achilles tendon pain

Achilles tendon pain is sporting complaint often seen in runners and tennis players.  People report stiffness or pain in the back of the heel. Achilles tendonitis is an overuse injury due to the repe…
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