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Take a swing at Forearm Pain

It’s summertime again and when the sun shines and the great outdoors beckons, we restart our favourite sports.  As a result of this, we see an increase in forearm repetitive strain injuries due to overuse. Two of the most popular injuries that occur involve forearm pain they are golfer’s elbow and tennis elbow.  Incredibly even […]

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Tennis elbow – Condition of the week

Tennis elbow causes pain around the outside of the elbow Tennis elbow is clinically known as lateral epicondylitis. It often occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint. You may notice pain on the outside of your upper forearm, just below the bend of your elbow when lifting or bending your arm. It may also […]

Answering the age old question: Is it better to heat or ice?

Answering the age old question: Is it better to heat or ice?

Sometimes when you are in pain you just don’t know which to do and the simplest answer if you are unsure is to do nothing. It all depends on whether there is inflammation present or not and usually with acute injury there is. The best way of thinking about inflammation is like a small controlled […]

Music can actually help to ease your pain!

Music can actually help to ease your pain!

We all know that listening to music can soothe emotional pain, but Taylor Swift, Jay-Z and Alicia Keys can also ease physical pain, according to a study of children and teenagers who had major surgery. The analgesic effects of music are well known, but most of the studies have been done with adults and most […]

It's Chiropractic Awareness Week!

It’s Chiropractic Awareness Week!

This week (13th – 19th of April) is all about getting the word of Chiropractic out to the people that could really benefit from it and are unsure about what it is and how it can help them. Chiropractic is a system of complementary medicine based on the diagnosis and manipulative treatment of misalignments of the […]