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Leisure and Lifestyle

Many chores around the home, such as ironing or vacuuming, involve repeated activaties, that can result in stiff and aching joints. More strenous tasks such as moving furniture, DIY or moving house may involve lifting heavy and awkward objects …
Daily Life Around the Home
A day in the garden can be very rewarding but going 'whole hog' to get a bed planted up or to bend over pricking out hundreds of seedlings can casue us to have stiffeness in the low back when we come to stand up. One-sided activaties such as di…
In the Garden
One-sided sports such as golf, squash, tennis and badminton, can cause us to develop the muscles on one side of the body more than the other leading to postural imbalance. The excessive strain on a particular joint such as the shoulder or elbow when…
Sports and Hobbies
Planning a holiday can be a stressful process in itself but the opportunity to get out of the normal day to day routine make it all worthwhile. However, changes in living routine particlarly a different bed or pillows can make it an unpleasant exper…
Going Away
Even ignoring the effects of any trauma to the body, given that a person may well have spent may years doing a specific job that entailed repeated activaties or maintaining a specific posture for lengths of time, day in and day out, then we can unde…
Growing Old Gracefully
A recent high quality study has demonstrated that paracetamol is no better than a placebo in treating acute episodes of low back pain.
Drivers who fail to wear seatbelts correctly are at risk of injury according to the British Osteopathic Association (BOA). While most people are fully aware that wearing a seatbelt saves lives, the majority are not aware that the way they sit in a car plays a huge part in their personal safety.
15 MILLION DRIVERS AT RISK OF WHIPLASH DUE TO BAD SEATING POSITIONS