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#RealPatients - Katy's Neck Pain

What causes your neck pain? I became a Sports Therapist following years of neck and shoulder pain. It wasn’t from an acute injury but years of neglect. I took my neck for granted and the sports I chose to do added to the issue. Looking up…

Cold Weather Tips for Arthritis

The cold, damp weather in the wintertime plagues our patients with osteoarthritis at the clinic. With the weather not set to improve for several months yet, it’s high time we shared our pro tips for tackling any increase in pain levels.   Keep…

Tension Headaches

Tension headaches are a common occurrence in our day to lives usually which are accompanied with neck pain. Tension headaches can also be known as cervicogenic headaches occurring from tension from your neck leading to a headache.   Symptoms…

What is Text Neck?

Despite it’s incredibly modern name, Text Neck is nothing new. It describes pain and discomfort from having your head bent forwards for long periods of time – most commonly people now experience this from prolonged periods of looking at…

Rounded Shoulders

Your posture becomes the shape you decide to position your body throughout the day. So if you’re working at a desk or drive for prolonged periods time it’s most likely you’re going to develop rounded shoulders. Quick test - stand…

The Problem with Lower Back Pain

Lower back pain seems to be one of the most prevalent health complaints of adults in the UK. In fact, it was named the leading cause of disability world-wide in 2010. It is the second most common reason that we visit our GP, and the most common…

Sleeping and Neck Pain

Many patients ask me if their neck, back or shoulder pain could be caused, or at least made worse, by their sleeping position, mattress or pillows. In this article, my aim is to give some general advice to those wanting to get the best night’s…