Pelvic pain and pregnancy

The human body is purely amazing in its ability to alter and change as a new mother starts to grow her own precious little bundle of joy. However this wonderful time can often be overshadowed by intense pain through either...

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Foam rolling: how can it help with stretching and injury prevention?

How can foam rolling help me? The foam roller is a self-myofascial tool which helps to release tight muscles and decrease tension in connective tissue known as fascia. This is a great way for you to improve flexibility and decrease...

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Does having short breaks from work or study actually increase concentration?

Do you find yourself sitting at work, or studying, and an hour later you look at your watch and you have completed barely anything since the last time you looked at it? This is a form of fatigue. It is common...

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How important is the right pillow in avoiding neck pain and headaches?

Over the years, it is likely that you have woken up at times with a stiff and painful neck, and/or a headache just to top it off. This neck pain can involve many of the tissues in our body, including...

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Is there a natural alternative to anti-inflammatory creams?

There are many products on the market that we reach for when we have sore and swollen joints or aching muscles, and Voltarin gel and Rapigel is usually the first point of call. But is this the best for our...

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R.I.C.E.R. – What does it stand for and why do we do it?

After an injury during sports, at home or at work, what is the best approach to help initiate the healing process? The first 24 – 48 hours can be one of the most important time periods for basic self-treatment of injuries. R.I.C.E.R. can...

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