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Patients must be well to attend an appointment - those who are unwell will have their appointments rescheduled. If you have been travelling please contact us before your appointment. No waiting room - patients will be asked to wait outside in the fresh air rather than congregate in a waiting...

Mind-body Connection: Emotional to Physical Pain It is becoming more and more apparent just how important our thinking is in creating a healthy body, and how much it adds to muscular tension and how we perceive aches and pains. How does this happen, how can thinking manifest...

What are Pelvic floor muscles? The pelvic floor muscles are a group of muscles at the bottom of the pelvis supporting the pelvic organ which include bladder, uterus and bowel. They also play an important role in maintaining pelvis stability. This is a group of muscles...

Our feet are subject to a lot of stress in ski boots and in many types of footwear. They are compressed into shoes, or onto toes as in the case of high heels, as well as dynamically working to provide contact between you and the...

Have you noticed how the cold weather brings on your aches and pains? Some people can tell when it is going to rain! The nerves are sensitive to pressure, and that may mean barometric pressure as well. They are sensitive to tight muscles, scar tissue,...

The shoulder joint is an extremely mobile joint relying on muscular balance for good strength and movement. The muscles from the arm bone attach to the shoulder blade and to the ribs. The rib cage and shoulder blades are the scaffolding for the shoulder. So...

Thoracic rings are a name given to [two pairs of ribs + vertebrae + sternum] at each spinal level. There are 10 thoracic rings in the rib cage and two floating ribs at the bottom (they don't complete a ring therefore not called a ring)....

Hip and buttock pain have a number of causes; a common one is ‘butt gripping’. Some people clench there ‘butts’ without even realising it and it can compress the sciatic nerve and even cause pain to radiate down the back of the leg. The other...

The party season ramps up and the high heels come out of the wardrobe. Whilst we all love to look stylish, prolonged wearing of high heels can cause problematic foot pain and other muscular-skeletal issues. It's a common issue that we see a lot in...