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Triger happy – trigger finger!

Trigger happy – trigger finger! Wat is trigger finger? Medically known as stenosing tenosynovitis. It is a repetitive strain injury and unbelievably is one of the most common injuries in the workplace, it is caused by an inflamed or irritated tendon. When a substantial amount of inflammation builds up in the finger, it narrows the […]

Glucosamine - what is it?

Glucosamine – what is it?

What is glucosamine? Glucosamine is classified as an amino sugar and is often used with chondroitin sulphate.   It occurs naturally in the body and is found in relatively high concentrations in the joints and connective tissues, an essential element in cartilage regeneration and maintenance.  As people age they lose the ability to produce significant levels of […]