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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain or Injury Overview: The shoulder joint is incredibly mobile and relies heavily on muscular function for movement, control and stability. This means that specialised treatment and rehabilitation for a shoulder injury is crucial in returning to your pre-injury state. The most common shoulder injuries are rotator cuff injuries, bursitis and frozen shoulder (adhesive capsulitis). These...

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Pregnancy and Infant Massage

Pregnancy and Infant Massage

During a Pregnancy, a woman’s body goes through many changes, many of which are uncomfortable and stressful!No matter where you are in the childbearing phase,massage may have many benefits for you- and your baby. Massage for  premature babies: Perhaps the most important benefit of still touch and massage for your premature baby is that it helps you both to bond. This is  especially...

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Back Pain

Back Pain

There are disturbing statistics for the incidence of lower back pain within the population. Some studies indicate that up to 85% of us will incur an episode of lower back pain that require professional attention and treatment. Back Pain: There are disturbing statistics for the incidence of lower back pain within the population. Some studies indicate that up to 85% of us will incur an episode...

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Neck Injuries: Overview: The incidence of neck pain and injury is rising alarmingly due to our rapidly changing lifestyles and work habits. Technology is evolving at an exponential rate but unfortunately our bodies are not. People are spending longer in sedentary roles/positions than ever before (eg computer use, driving, watching TV, administrative work etc). This, along with the usual...

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What is Heel Pain?

What is Heel Pain?

'Plantar Fasciitis' or Heel Pain is a common and painful condition which affects people of all ages.It is often misdiagnosed as ‘heel spurs’, when it is actually a soft tissue injury and requires very specific treatment.

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Podiatry- What Is It?

Podiatry- What Is It?

Podiatrists diagnose and treat specific foot and lower limb conditions,treatment and prevention of corns, calluses and warts, as well as common and more rare skin and nail pathologies of the feet.

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Chiropractic- What Is It?

Chiropractic- What Is It?

Chiropractic is a manual healthcare modality whose main focus is locating and aiding in the resolution of musculoskeletal injuries. This differs from other healthcare modalities in the techniques used to both diagnose and treat such injuries.

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Sports Injury Therapy

Sports Injury Therapy

Sports Injury Therapy covers all peripheral injuries that can occur throughout the body and include injuries to the shoulder, elbow, wrist, hip, knee, foot and ankle. These injuries can happen on the sporting field as well as in day to day life.

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage helps to remove waste products such as lactic acid and encourages the muscle to take up oxygen and nutrients which help the muscles to recover.

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Children’s Conditions

Children’s Conditions

Children are different from adults in many ways. The most readily apparent way in which they are different is that they really grow! Their bone structure is quite different with the presence of growth plates at the ends of many bones. These lend themselves to a variety of different problems that may occur. One is that a whole separate set of fracture classifications are needed for children,...

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