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Helpful therapy articles about pain

Amanda Oswald

How your posture affects your jaw

Posted by Amanda Oswald

47 Days Ago

Myofascial Release for TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) TMJ (temporomandibular joint disorder) TMJ, aka jaw pain, is a common condition that is poorly understood. Most people who come to us with TMJ have been diagnosed by their dentist or doctor. Their symptoms include: • Constant pain in the jaw, face, teeth, ears, and neck • Pain when moving the jaw; or... [read more]

Amanda Oswald

Runner's Injuries - Sciatica

Posted by Amanda Oswald

47 Days Ago

Runner's Injuries - Sciatica Amanda Oswald from Pain Care Clinic explains why fascia tightening can cause pain in runners and how to relieve it: Fascia is the main connective tissue in the body forming a fluid 3-D web wrapping round and through everything else, including muscles. Fascia tightens through overuse, causing restrictions which refer pain, such as sciatica. What... [read more]

Amanda Oswald

Carpal Tunnel can be a real the neck?!

Posted by Amanda Oswald

47 Days Ago

Fantastic advice courtesy of Posture People, specialists in workplace assessment and consultancy, and with a little help from us… Often presenting itself as tingling, numbness and pain, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is caused by compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Anyone who has experienced Carpal Tunnel Syndrome pain will tell you just how uncomfortable and miserable it can... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Physiotherapy and Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Physiotherapy and Pain The most common reason for people seeing a Chartered Physiotherapist is pain. This can be of sudden onset resulting from an injury, for example, or commonly for no apparent reason. The problem with pain that ‘just came on’ is that it is very frustrating as we are unable to rationalise why it hurts and,... [read more]

Tim Humphries


Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Pain - A diagnosis or a collection of influences When people suffer with pain, particularly when there is no obvious trigger, there is, naturally, a worry that the underlying problem could be serious. To reduce this concern we look for a diagnosis that allows us to rationalise why we are suffering but also to help us to... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain    Many people suffer with joint pain and stiffness, especially as they get older, and osteoarthritis is a very common problem that can be very debilitating. It is a condition that can affect any joint of the body but it is the weight-bearing joints, such as the knees, hips and spine, that are often... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Low Back Pain - a physiotherapy perspective

Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Low Back Pain – a physiotherapy perspective Low back pain is something that most adults will experience at some point in their lives. For some it may be a mild episode lasting a few days and others severe and lasting months. What is common to both is that, far more often than not, there is no obvious... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Knee Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Knee Pain                   The knee joints are the largest joints in the body and are put under a huge amount of pressure over a lifetime. They have to carry full body weight to allow all the activities that we take for granted, such as walking, climbing, bending and kneeling. In activities such as squatting, for example, there is... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Acute Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Acute Pain                    The term ‘acute’ refers to pain and symptoms that have only been present for a matter of days. As opposed to ‘chronic’ symptoms that have been felt for weeks, months or longer. Neither of these terms indicate the degree of pain being felt as both can be mildly or severely painful. Acute pain is often... [read more]

Tim Humphries


Posted by Tim Humphries

81 Days Ago

Acupuncture Acupuncture used for the relief of pain has been used in China for over a thousand years but it has only been in the last 30 years or so that western medicine has really recognised the potential benefits. In the past 20 years much research has been carried out to understand how using a needle can... [read more]

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