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Headaches

With over 200 types of headaches and migraines now classified, research has shown that different headache and migraine conditions may share a common disorder e.g. they are not seperate conditions.

So if we can effectively learn to treat headaches by influencing that common thread that defines them, that means we may be able to have an effect across the entire range of headaches that exist.

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Benefits of Exercise in the Older Population

Are you climbing your number of years in age faster than you can climb the stairs?


Do you feel that your body is not what it used to be?


Have you had any recent falls or perhaps a near miss?


Do you feel that your physical capacity and ability is hindering other important aspects of your life?

As we grow older, our bodies grow older. This is not something that you should be ashamed, nor deterred by. There are known physiological changes that occur in our body as a result of the ageing process.

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Sports Physiotherapy

To Brace or Not to Brace – Pros and Cons of Bracing

If you overstretch, overstress, strain, sprain, tear or rupture an anatomical structure in your body, the rehabilitation process can sometimes seem painful, overwhelming and daunting. Factors such as time off work for both rest and appointments and time away from competitive sport or training can feed into the negative conundrum of injuring oneself. Sometimes, it is challenging to know how to self manage your injury, leading to questions such as; do I use ice or heat?, do I rest it or move it?, should I go and get a scan?, should I use a brace? Rest assured, you are not on your own and this article chooses to answer one of those questions in particular; should I use a brace or not?

 

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