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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 […]

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Vertigo – Oh No!

Vertigo – what is it? Vertigo is a feeling that can make you dizzy, give you blurred vision, a sensation of being lightheaded or in a fog, it can cause nausea, headaches and a sense of spinning.  An attack can last from a few seconds to hours and in severe cases can last for many […]

Sacroiliitis - what a pain!

Sacroiliitis – what a pain!

Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints that Chiropractors diagnose and treat.  One condition that can be easily missed is sacroiliitis this is because it can be mistaken for other forms of  back pain. What is sacroiliitis? Sacroiliitis is inflammation of one or both of the sacroiliac joints – also known as […]

Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain

Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks.  The pain may feel sharp or dull, causing a burning or aching sensation in the affected area.  It may be continuous or intermittent and can come and go without any apparent reason.  It can occur in nearly any part of your […]

Pilates Power!

Pilates Power!

As the new year begins many of us are thinking about new fitness regimes.  Did you know that Pilates can actually help improve your back condition and help relieve pain!  To better understand this we first need to know what Pilates is and how it works! What is Pilates? Pilates is a form of low-impact […]

Resolutions that are easy to keep!

Resolutions that are easy to keep!

Are you thinking about making New Year’s resolutions?  If you are like me I set the same resolutions each year and never stick to them – things like lose weight, stop drinking etc.  Then I am so hard on myself when I fail to stick to them –  so here are five that are easy […]

Christmas facts you may or may not know!

Christmas facts you may or may not know!

The holidays are drawing closer, and that means it’s time to finish up your shopping and trim your tree. It’s been another long year, so you may need an extra dose of  festive spirit this season. If that’s the case, read on for five fun Christmas facts that’ll fill you—and anyone you’re chatting with—with the magic […]