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Keep your spine feeling fine: Do’s and Don’ts for a healthy spine

You probably don’t pay it much attention, but your spine is the part of your body which holds the show together. Comprising thirty-three individual bones stacked on top of each other, the spine provides the main support for your skeletal system while housing and protecting the vitally important spinal cord. Allowing you to stand and …

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How to manage those restricting headaches!

Over the past month, we’ve seen a drastic increase in patients looking for relief from painful headaches. Totally understandable too, they can really interfere with your daily life and make it difficult to complete simple everyday tasks! Keep reading, we’re going to share what the most common causes are and what we can do to …

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What are Muscle Knots and How Can we Prevent Them?

Muscle knots are areas where tense muscle fibres stick to each other, eventually beginning to tear and form scar tissue. Also known as myofascial trigger points, muscle knots can be either active, where they cause pain without any pressure, or latent, where they only hurt when pressure is applied to them. Muscle knots occur when …

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Why do I have Neck Pain?

Roadworks during peak hour. Screaming kids on flights (someone else’s, or worse, your own). The neighbours’ house alarm that goes off when they are on holiday. All of the above are certified pains in the neck and unfortunately, little research has been done into how best to prevent their occurrence. Even worse than these figurative …

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3 Reasons you develop back pain in winter!

With winter comes back pain, why? Keep reading and you’ll find out. Here at Back to Health Physiotherapy, many of our clients have come in over the past few weeks complaining of lower back pain. For a majority of these patients they have felt pain that they have never felt before, but for some it …

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Returned to your desk for the year and have a painful neck already?

Returned to your desk for the year and have a painful neck already? Here are 3 key tips to avoid a frustrating, painful neck that could last all year! 1. Fix your ergonomics! – This is something so many people are always “getting around to”. Fix your workstation – at work and at home; screen …

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