PLANTAR FASCIITIS – Foot pain?

PLANTAR FASCIITIS – Foot pain?

What is it? The plantar fascia is a thick supportive band of connective tissue on the sole of your foot. It can become overloaded, over stretched or compressed which leads to inflammation and thickening of the fascia causing pain when walking, standing, queuing and...
Anyone for Tennis?

Anyone for Tennis?

Advice on how to avoid and treat tennis elbow Spring is upon us and as the weather warms up we become more active increasing outdoor hobbies, increasing the time spent on these hobbies and undertaking work previously set aside for the better weather. Muscles and...
Back Pain – is it serious?  Part 2

Back Pain – is it serious? Part 2

Non serious back pain accounts for 90% of all reported cases of lumbar spine back pain and should resolve within eight weeks if managed appropriately.  Although painful and often debilitating you should consider managing your symptoms in the same way that you would...
Back Pain – is it serious?

Back Pain – is it serious?

Back pain, lumbar spine pain, lumbago, mechanical back pain, non-specific back pain, simple back ache and slipped discs are all terms that can be used to describe painful symptoms emanating from the lower back or top of the buttocks. Often the pain experienced is...