What is a Shoulder Reconstruction?

What is a Shoulder Reconstruction?

Your shoulder is a crucial joint for daily activity, guiding your arm in all its movements. Whether you’re moving things around at work, hitting the dancefloor or waving to a friend. You have likely heard of a shoulder injury resulting in the need for a reconstruction. Today, we are going to take a look at what actually is a shoulder...

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Fastest Way to Heal a Torn Ankle Ligament? Three tips!

Fastest Way to Heal a Torn Ankle Ligament. Three tips!

Whether your foot twisted the wrong way playing sport, you had a bad fall or just stepped incorrectly and rolled your ankle. The pain, swelling and lack of mobility that come with a torn ligament can be frustrating, not least of all because it stops you being able to do most daily tasks. If you're looking for the fastest way...

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Treating a Meniscus Tear Without Surgery

Treating a Meniscus Tear Without Surgery

The meniscus is a crucial part of the knee, needed for virtually every movement of the leg. But can the injury be treated without going under the knife? We are taking a look at treating meniscus a tear without surgery and ways you can find relief from a knee pain.  What is the Meniscus? The meniscus is made up of...

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Sciatica: What is it and how to treat it

Sciatica: What is it and how to treat it

Sciatica and pain in the SI joint can be debilitating and agonising. With symptoms ranging from discomfort and mild pain, all the way to sharp shooting pain occurring constantly. Today we are going to learn more about Sciatica: What is it and how to treat it. What is sciatica? The sciatic nerve starts at the L4 vertebrae near the base of...

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Why do my Calves Hurt After Exercise?

Why do my Calves Hurt After Exercise?

When you exercise, the feeling of blood pumping through your body, fresh air in your lungs and release of serotonin and dopamine give you a great feeling. Exercise is great for you, however, muscle soreness, aches and stiffness in the days after a workout can sometimes put us off, especially when our calves get sore and make every step frustrating...

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EDS: Comorbidity, Mental Health and Life as a Zebra

EDS: Comorbidity, Mental Health and Life as a Zebra

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome is complex, to say the least. With 13 different types of the syndrome - ranging from the more common hypermobile EDS, to the extremely rare vascular EDS. Defining and categorising it can often be as difficult as the diagnosis itself. Today, we want to look at comorbidity, mental health and life as a zebra. See our previous blogs...

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Do I Need Knee Surgery?

Do I Need Knee Surgery?

To operate or not to operate? It is a question which often divides the medical community with different surgeons, physios, GPs, and other specialists all having varied opinions. If you are managing a knee condition, it can be difficult to know if you need knee surgery or not. We're here to help!  Do I need knee surgery? From a patient’s...

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Plantar Fasciitis: What does it feel like?

Plantar Fasciitis: What does it feel like?

If you’re middle-aged and like to go for a run or stay active, it’s very likely you’ve experienced some level of plantar fasciitis (to your unfortunate displeasure). If you're unsure of what does plantar fasciitis feel like, we're here to help!  What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is a condition that occurs when the ligament that joins your heel to the...

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