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Friday Favourites
Friday is my favourite day of the week. In celebration of this wonderful day and to create a little weekend motivation on the last Friday before Christmas I am putting together five of my favourite ...
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Why is my wrist still sore?
Puffy wrist weeks after a fall? It’s not uncommon to throw out a hand when you fall over, we call this a FOOSH injury, short for  “Fall On Out Stretched Hand”. It is also not ...
Junk food
What makes a food junk?
  This image was released by the National Cancer Institute (UK), an agency part of the National Institutes of Health, with the ID 2458   Two new studies last month have started to expose the link between the ...
backpack paly
Backpack Palsy – the Compression of the Long Thoracic Nerve
We all know that wearing a backpack for an extended period can be painful but few of us realise that, in admittedly rare cases, a badly fitted pack can have real consequences. A backpack typically ...
wrist ganglion
Ganglion- Lump on the wrist or something more?
Ganglion cysts are the most common growths of the hand and wrist and more frequently seen in women though are still very common in men. They tend to occur in adulthood between the ages 20 ...
sciatica
My Sciatica is Playing Up Again!
When we talk about sciatica we are really specifically talking about the kind of lower back pain which travels down the back of the leg and goes past the knee. This kind of lower back ...
shoulder exercise
Stability Exercises For The Shoulder
The shoulder is the most dynamic joint in the body and has an incredible amount of mobility which is great for doing athletic movements like throwing a ball or serving in tennis, but this incredible ...
PRP injection
So how good is the PRP injection?
So if we have this thing, the platelet, that our body is making anyway and it kicks off the wound healing process naturally then why not put a big glob of it into tricky injuries ...
PRP injections new kid on the block
Introducing the new Kid on the Block: PRP – or Platelet Rich Plasma injections
One of the hot topics in Sports Med recently is the Platelet Rich Plasma injection, but what is it, what does it involve and is it any good for you? This blog post explores the ...
kids strength training
Should Your Kids do Strength Training?
The American College of Sports Medicine has released new recommendations on strength training for kids and they say it’s in, it’s got the tick, it’s kosher and it’s ready to go! This includes strength training ...