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Shoulder Labral Tears

Posted in Physiotherapy on Apr 9, 2019.

Shoulder Labral Tears  (SLAP Tears) What is it? A ring of flexible, fibrous connective tissue, known as the glenohumeral labrum, surrounds the shoulder joint. This labrum increases the stability of the shoulder while allowing for the required flexibility of one of the bodies’ most sophisticated joints. One well-known muscle of the arm, the biceps, has an attachment directly into the labrum and is a common site of injury. A tear of the labrum...

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Some Surprising Facts About Posture

Posted in Physiotherapy on Apr 9, 2019.

Some Surprising Facts About Posture Your posture is one of the first things other people notice about you and can affect so much more in your life than just spinal health. Healthy posture has been linked to better respiratory health and has even been shown to affect your confidence. In this article, we explore a few other surprising facts about posture. Ideal posture doesn’t mean having a straight back. Many people think having...

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Fibromyalgia

Posted in Physiotherapy on Apr 9, 2019.

Fibromyalgia What is it? Fibromyalgia is a chronic condition characterised by widespread pain throughout the body along with fatigue, memory problems, sleep and mood disorders. Sufferers of fibromyalgia often spend years trying to find a diagnosis that fits their many symptoms and fluctuate between periods of having high energy and ‘crashes’ of fatigue and pain. In severe cases, fibromyalgia can cause significant lifestyle disruptions, including reduced activity, unemployment and depression. The underlying mechanism...

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Four Surprising Causes of Neck Pain

Posted in Physiotherapy on Apr 9, 2019.

Four Surprising Causes Of Neck Pain If you are experiencing regular neck pain that just won’t go away, it’s possible that parts of your daily routine are contributing without you realising. Here are a few common everyday activities that might be making your neck pain worse. 1. Your sleeping position It’s easy to underestimate the impact your sleeping position has however, spending hours in one position will undoubtedly have an...

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