In this post we look at potential solutions for shoulder and neck pain and explain why upper trapezius stretches may not be the answer. The upper trapezius muscle takes a lot of stick from rehabilitation professionals. It’s usually blamed for the neck pain you get when sitting at a desk all day. In most cases […]
Exercise is generally regarded as an effective treatment for conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue syndrome, osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. It is common however to see both positive and negative reactions to exercise from people suffering from these conditions. The Chronic Pain and Chronic Fatigue Research Group (CHROPIVER) in Belgium have been investigating why this […]
How do nerves work? If you’ve ever asked the question ‘how do nerves work?’ This video will help explain.
Back pain will affect 80% of us during our lifetime and is one of the most common things people come to see us for. The first thing to do is not panic, providing there is no underlying pathology the pain is usually muscular in nature and will resolve itself in 3 or 4 days. When […]
In this post we look at why you have tight muscles and what you can do to release them. You will no doubt have read many theories why you have tight muscles; overuse, sitting for long periods, not stretching, even weight training has been suggested as a possible cause. Let’s start by clarifying something. What […]