Santa’s sacks

Monday, December 3rd, 2018

At a time when so many of my patients have already made their Christmas cakes and I am still wondering what happened to spring I thought it would be a good time to talk about those heavy carrier bags and what they have to do with neck and back pain.

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Our reaction to pain is very natural – we don’t want to feel it or struggle with its debilitating affect on everyday life. For anyone suffering a serious illness, recovering from surgery, physical trauma or chronic illness etc., pain relief medication is a godsend. But what about musculoskeletal pain? There are more than 200 musculoskeletal conditions which account for 30% of GP consultations, in England..

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Health – putting your foot down

Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Our feet are amazing, carrying us over all kinds of uneven ground continually sending information to our brains about our balance and providing fine muscular changes to the bones of our feet – keeping us upright – usually!

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