The Truth About Joints and Osteoarthritis

The Truth About Joints and Osteoarthritis

So far we’ve discussed the complexities of pain, muscles and tendons…now its time to do a bit of myth busting about joints. What makes up a joint and why have you got pain? Joints are structures/surfaces where bones meet. Typically when we have pain in our...

Ouch My Heel Hurts – Could it be Plantar Fasciitis

Ouch My Heel Hurts – Could it be Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Pain in the Heel! Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory condition of the fibrous band of soft tissue (plantar fascia) connecting your heel bone to your toes. Where is the Plantar Fascia?What does it look like?What does it do? Your...

Staying At Home – The Impact On Your Body

Staying At Home – The Impact On Your Body

COVID-19 - The impact on our bodies from staying at home Tight Muscles! Tension! Aching! Headaches! Pain! Are you feeling like this since being stuck at home? Lost your fitness, flexibility & strength due to the closed gyms?A couple of extra kilos have crept...

The Truth About Muscles

The Truth About Muscles

Muscles get a lot of blame for pain. Even in our modern society of 'health' we are often led to believe that something is WRONG with our muscles when in fact all we need to do is listen to our body's 'pain signal' and change what we are doing or the way...

The Truth About Tendons

The Truth About Tendons

The word 'TENDONITIS', gets thrown around a lot!Often it's the 'go to' diagnosis....if something hurts, let's just call it 'tendonitis'.  However, is it really so?It's important to clarify one thing right at the start of this blog, (hoping not to confuse...

The Truth About Pain

The Truth About Pain

Welcome to Part One of our 'Understanding Pain' series. Pain is a part of life and a common experience; most, if not all of us will experience or have experienced pain at some point.So what is it, what is the purpose of it and what should we do if we're in...

Beat the Winter Aches & Pains

Beat the Winter Aches & Pains

Cold weather can be a pain in more ways than one. The winter weather can wreak havoc on our body causing stiffness and soreness. However we can prevent many aches & pains by following a few simple tips. But First….. Why do we ache more in winter? Here are 5 common...