Category Archives: Shoulder

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Acupuncture – how does it work? And will it cure Man-Flu?

A lot of people ask us about acupuncture. Not only the obvious things like: Does it hurt? How big are the needles? But also, How does it work? And, Will it help my sciatica/mood/tight muscles? Sensible questions all round! Here, we try to provide some (mostly sensible) answers. Watch out for the science (anyone else […]

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Foam Party

What is foam rolling? Foam rolling is used more and more as a tool which allows self myofascial release. In other words it is being used as an aid for self-massage to release muscle tightness (trigger points) and to target the damaged fascia of the muscle.   So what is the fascia? Fascia covers and […]

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It’s a frozen shoulder… isn’t it?

The pitfalls of self-diagnosis Ever had a little niggle that just doesn’t seem to go away? Did you give it a name (and I’m not talking Gertrude or Bobby), like “frozen shoulder” or “arthritis”? It’s easy to self-diagnose a problem, especially if you’ve had similar pain before or you know someone with the same symptoms. […]

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