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Ice is an effective and natural pain killer and anti-inflammatory.Ice should be applied over the inflamed area in the acute or early stages of your problem.  (See below for application)Whenever you experience swelling, redness or sharp / stabbing pain it is generally considered best to...

Your workstation should be set up to cause the least amount of stress on your body. Prolonged hours of poor posture or repetitive work habits, often in a stressful environment can result in significant overuse injury. Applying the following points can help to minimise such...

Sports injuries are commonly caused by overuse, direct impact, or the application of force that is greater than the body part can structurally withstand. An injury that happens suddenly, such as a sprained ankle caused by an awkward footfall, is known as an acute injury.Chronic...

Painful shoulder conditions that limit movement are very common, and are caused by injuries affecting the shoulder joint, muscles, tendons, ligaments and cartilage.It is possible to do more movements with the arm than with any other part of the body. The arm is such a...

Physiotherapists regularly treat sciatica and have terrific results.Sciatica is the Latin word for "Pain down the back of the leg" Sciatica is referred pain usually caused by trapping the sciatic nerve in the lower back. See back pain.The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back...

What is good posture Posture is the position in which you hold your body upright against gravity while standing, sitting or laying down. Good posture helps to minimise the amount of strain imposed on our muscles, joints and ligaments whilst performing our daily activities.If you...