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Understanding Arthritis

Understanding Arthritis

Most people experience joint pain at some point in their lives, and many will assume that their joint pain is arthritis-related, especially as they get older. But what is arthritis? How do medical professionals determine if the condition of “joint…

Focus On De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Focus On De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

What is De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis? De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition that affects two tendons on the thumb-side of the wrist. These tendons are responsible for moving the thumb sideways and backwards and sometimes become trapped as they pass…

Tips for Travelling

Tips for Travelling

Travel has almost become a necessity of modern life. Many people travel for work, and most of us travel for pleasure at least once per year. Unfortunately, the hours of sitting involved in travel often also result in a stiff…

ACL Tears

ACL Tears

What is an “ACL tear” and how does it occur? The ACL, or anterior cruciate ligament, is a strong piece of connective tissue which attaches the thigh bone (femur) to your leg bone (tibia). The ACLis referred to as a…

Exercise Cheat Sheet

Technology has changed our lives dramatically, and while it has made many difficult tasks much easier, it’s also made it much easier to be lazy. Here we identify a few key moments where you can sneak some exercise into your…

Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder Impingement

What is Shoulder Impingement? Shoulder impingement is a very common shoulder condition, also called painful arc syndrome, supraspinatus syndrome, swimmer’s shoulder and thrower’s shoulder, it is due to mechanical compression and irritation of the soft tissues around the shoulder joint.…