Jigsaw Neck

Jigsaw Neck

“Jigsaw” neck! An unusual symptom of Lockdown! Interesting that we sometimes see a run of problems relating to a specific situation. Years ago we had a number of low back issues from people sitting in the cinema (remember those days?) watching the film “Titanic”- which was a looooong film! In the last three weeks I…

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Bell's Palsy

Bell's Palsy

Been treating a couple of patients with Bell’s Palsy recently. A condition that has no small psychological impact. If you know someone who has it, they need to access treatment ASAP. Please contact the clinic for more information. What is it?   Bell’s palsy is a condition where the facial nerve (7th cranial nerve) becomes…

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Remote Appointments

Remote Appointments

Online assessments and treatments during lockdown…. Firstly, I’ll never take the assessment process for granted again! One of the cardinal rules to learning to assess and diagnose a patient, is that one takes a thorough and detailed subjective assessment. Questions about how it started. This could be idiopathic, i.e. no idea; overuse; injury; compensation; intrinsic…

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Mastering Chronic Pain

Mastering Chronic Pain

Mastering Chronic Pain What is Chronic Pain? Pain means different things to different people, in different contexts, and based on different experiences. Acute, sharp pain that usually accompanies an injury, infection or trauma is often short-lived. This pain usually goes, following the body’s normal healing response. However, chronic pain affects 20% of the adult population…

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