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Surgical Management of Frozen Shoulder!

by jonathan on November 2, 2017 in News

Surgical Management of Frozen Shoulder   What is frozen shoulder? Frozen Shoulder (adhesive capsulitis) is an extremely painful condition in which the shoulder is completely or partially unmovable. Frozen shoulder often starts out of the blue, but may be triggered by a mild injury to the shoulder. The condition usually goes through three phases, starting […]

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Acupuncture!

by jonathan on October 18, 2017 in News

What is acupuncture?? Acupuncture involves the insertion of very fine stainless steel needles into the skin. It has been used in China for over 2,000 years and increasingly in Western medicine since 1970’s. Acupuncture may be used to treat a wide range of common health problems and to reduce pain. Acupuncture can be combined with […]

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Tension headaches!

by jonathan on October 12, 2017 in News

A tension headache is the most common type of headache. It can cause mild, moderate, or intense pain in your head, neck, and behind your eyes. Some patients say that a tension headache feels like a tight band around their forehead. The majority of people who suffer from tension headaches have episodic headaches, which occur […]

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Big toe pain but too young for arthritis?…..

by jonathan on October 5, 2017 in News

Sesamoiditis Most bones in the human body are connected to each other at joints. But there are a few bones that are not connected to any other bone. Instead, they are connected only to tendons or are embedded in muscle. These are the sesamoids. One of the very small sesamoids (about the size of a […]

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First finger and toe pain; arthritis or something more?

by jonathan on September 12, 2017 in News

What? Haemochromatosis is an inherited condition in which iron levels in the body slowly build up over many years. This build-up of iron, known as iron overload, can cause unpleasant symptoms. If it isn’t treated, this can damage parts of the body such as the liver, joints, pancreas and heart. Haemochromatosis most often affects people of white […]

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Tennis Elbow

by jonathan on June 8, 2017 in News

Tennis Elbow   ‘’Pain & Swelling in the Elbow….. do you think you may have tennis elbow’’ Lateral epicondylitis (Tennis Elbow) is a condition that often causes pain around the outside of the elbow. It often occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscle and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint. It is most […]

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The do’s and don’ts of an Ankle Sprain

by jonathan on May 18, 2017 in News

Ankle sprains are everyday occurrences that commonly take place in sports or other leisure and recreational activities. The ankle joint is supported by medial and lateral ligaments (inner & outer respectively) and is designed to adapt to uneven terrain and awkward landings but may become injured following a sudden twist or fall. Such incidents may […]

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Why do I get low back pain first thing in the morning?

by jonathan on May 10, 2017 in Injury prevention

Have you ever got up in the morning and done either of the following; bent forward to put on shoes or socks….. leant forward over a wash basin to shave or brush your teeth…. and then felt a sudden surge of low back pain leaving you unable to straighten or move for the rest of […]

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Getting fit for your wedding? Find out the most common exercise injuries and their warning signs so you can get in best shape without interruption

by jonathan on May 1, 2017 in Injury prevention

Romance must be in the air in Swinton as we’ve had a lot of people getting married, or preparing for a wedding later in the summer.  Whilst some have had a niggle that they’ve wanted to address so that they feel good on their big day and their honeymoon flight, others have been the victims […]

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Mid / Fore Foot Pain

by jonathan on April 11, 2017 in Injury rehabilitation

Mid/Forefoot pain In today’s blog we will be looking at pain that is located on the top of the foot, this is a very common sight of the foot that is injured and there can be many causes. There are 3 common causes; extensor tendinitis, lisfranc injury and a ganglion cyst.  Anatomy LisFranc injury results if […]

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