Fact sheet overview
Here are a selection of fact sheets providing further information
Following the overenthusiastic tackling of the garden, it is not at all uncommon to see a significant number of people with back, neck or knee pain. The advice within this article is designed to help you plan your gardening, so that you can enjoy your garden, not suffer because of it.
Golf is a game of consistency and skill. The ability to reproduce a specific swing path repeatedly is desirable. However this swing path is made up of a series of body part movements. It is these body movements that introduce irregularities into the swing. Too much or too little motion will change the position.
James Follett, local character and author of some 25 novels, numerous radio plays and television dramas, suffered a stroke in 2006. In this piece James writes of his experiences.
After today's epic Wimbledon Mens Final between Roddick and Federer many of us will raise a racket and try to emulate the professionals. Why most of us will be happy to play a game or two with friends, some will dream of beating Andy Murray to become the first British Wimbledon singles finalist since Virginia Wade in 1977.
One of the questions we are often asked is "Why do tennis stars never seem to suffer from tennis elbow?" Hopefully this article will provide some useful information and advice.
Energised by light, sunny evenings and inspired by Wimbledon, the Tour de France or the Ashes, most of us will feel an urge to get ‘out-there’ and enjoy the weather (if it ever arrives!).
However, this sudden increased activity also provides ample opportunity to injure yourself, be it Tennis / Golfer’s elbow, shin-splints, runner’s knee or sprained ankles.
It’s not all doom and gloom however, the majority of tears, sprains and strains can be averted by good technique, correct equipment, proper warm-up and training.......
We see many patients in our clinics complaining of symptoms commonly associated with the neck. The reasons for neck problems range from injury, such as whiplash, joint disease such as rheumatoid or osteo-arthritis to postural problems. This information sheet focuses on postural neck pain and how it can be avoided.....
The Plantar fascia is a thick band of tissue on the sole of the foot. It is there to assist in providing an arch to the foot and supporting the tendons under the foot. This information sheet provides a guide to the symptoms,causes and treatment of plantarfasciitis......
Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the joints. It is the most common type of arthritis in the UK, with an estimated 8.5 million people affected by the condition.
Osteoarthritis mostly occurs in the knees, hips and small joints of the hands, but almost any joint can be affected. It affects women more than men.
This information sheet provides a guide to the symptoms of osteoarthritis and how best to manage these symptoms...
Shoulder pain is very common and can be due to poor posture, trauma or overuse, particularly in overhead activities such as tennis or painting.
This factsheet provides information on shoulder impingement, the causes, symptoms and what to do if you develop shoulder impingement.........