Monthly Archives: July 2012

Pregnancy – Pelvic girdle pain and pubic symphysis diastases (PSD)

In pregnancy there is a natural increase in the mobility of the pelvis due to hormones softening the tissues. The main joints of the pelvis are the Sacro-iliac joints (SIJ) that sit at either side of your low back and … Continue reading

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Knee pain – Cyclists and runners

A common problem for cyclists,┬ámountain┬ábikers and runners is Iliotibial band (ITB)┬ásyndrome. Symptoms of ITB syndrome can include; Pain at or around the lateral epicondyle of the femur (on the outside of the knee) Pain at or around the lateral (side) … Continue reading

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Back pain patients should see Physiotherapists within 14 days

New research focusing on the clinical and economic benefits of Physiotherapy treatment found that patients with low back pain should receive Physiotherapy within 14 days. The study from The University of Utah found that if patients were seen by a … Continue reading

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Stop spinal manipulation for neck pain researchers warn

Spinal manipulation of the neck should not be used as a treatment as it can cause stroke (British medical journal). The debate on whether spinal manipulation for the neck should be stopped as a treatment option is discussed in the … Continue reading

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