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Inflammation: The Root Cause of Chronic Disease

It is now well recognised that a link exists between chronic, low-grade inflammation and a wide range of medical conditions and health issues, including cancer, type 2 diabetes, depression, cardiovascular disease, autoimmune conditions, arthritis, and neurodegenerative diseases, such as Alzheimer’s. Inflammation that persists in the long term causes damage to cells and tissues and can …

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The SIJ Simplified

SIJ and simplified are two words that you most definitely don’t think could ever occur in the same sentence. In fact, we could say that it’s a paradox, if ever there was one. The Pelvic girdle is a complex area of the body, of which the SIJ is only one part. Pain and/or dysfunction in …

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foot and ankle

Foot and Ankle Pearls

Lindsay Harris  The foot and ankle are a complex part of our bodies, including 26 bones, 33 joints, 112 ligaments, 19 muscles and four arches. Often because of its complex anatomy and biomechanics we tend to avoid it. In this presentation the anatomy and biomechanics of the foot are explained. The “core” of the foot …

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The Female Athlete

The Female Athlete Article

Sue Fuller-Good  Why talk about the female athlete? This patient population has special needs and as health care professionals we need to recognize these special needs and be empathetic towards them and educated about them. We need to be exquisitely aware of the risks and problems these needs produce. What are the risks female athletes …

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Scapular vs Glenohumeral Dysfunction

Scapular vs Glenohumeral Dysfunction: Which is the chicken & which the egg?

Tanya Bell-Jenje Rotator Cuff Related Shoulder Pain (RCRSP) is an umbrella term for a wide variety of previously described shoulder pathologies such as subacromial impingement, rotator cuff tendinopathy, posterior impingement, biceps tendinopathy and bursal pathology. A common presentation is pain and/or weakness in the region of the shoulder, usually the mid-deltoid region, with the worst …

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Rotator Cuff

the Rotator Cuff Rehab

Lindsay Harris (Rotator Cuff Rehab) The Rotator Cuff muscles and tendons are commonly considered to be recruited synchronously and equally to dynamically stabilise the humeral head onto the glenoid fossa during shoulder movement. We tend to see rotator cuff tears commonly associated with elderly patients, males, more often affecting the dominant arm, and in activities …

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Patients Chronic Pain due to Hypermobility

Pacing for Therapists

Lorraine Jacobs Post-viral fatigue has become very real for many people recovering from Covid-19, and many have not been able to return to their previous levels of activity. Often fatigue is triggered by the simplest of daily activities, and when they push hard to finish a task. Afterwards they may be exhausted and take hours …

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