There’s The Rub: How Massage Therapy Can Help Golfers Recover From Injuries And Prevent New Ones From Occurring

In some quarters golf has a reputation as a sedentary sport, played largely by pudgy executives in electric carts rambling endlessly about their stock options. Anyone who actually plays the game, however, knows how undeserved this reputation is, and even a short 9-hole game can take a significant toll on the avid golfer's body due to both the long distance walking and the violent, unnatural motions of a typical swing. Read More 

3 Facts about Physiotherapy for Pinched Neck Nerves

Have you ever woken up with a painful neck or muscle tightness that limits the range of motion of the neck? If so, then you might have suffered from a minor case of what is termed as the pinched nerve or cervical radiculopathy. However, a pinched nerve could be severe than just slight pain in your neck as it may indicate an underlying injury to structures near the nerves. A pinched neck nerve can lead to severe problems such as changes in reflexes, muscle spasms, and arm pain. Read More 

Two ways to treat anxiety

Chronic anxiety can have a severe impact not only on a person's mental and emotional well-being, but also on their physical health. It can, for example, lead to high blood pressure and elevated cortisol levels and also exacerbate the symptoms of digestive conditions such as IBS. Here are two treatment options for this health issue. Medication There are a number of prescription medications which can be used to treat this health problem. Read More 

Things Your Vascular Surgeon Wants You to Know

When it comes to vascular health, prevention is always better than cure. While there are treatments for conditions such as peripheral vascular disease, your vascular surgeon would rather you prevent them arising altogether. Fortunately, achieving this is often simple. Now's the time to control your blood pressure  When your blood pressure remains high and you don't do anything to address it, it places stress on your arteries. As a result, they'll start to narrow, which may cause a cramping sensation in your legs. Read More 

Travelling Overseas? Make Sure You’re Immunised

Most of the immunisations you need to fend off nasty diseases are normally given as a child, so as an adult, you'll rarely need to be jabbed in order to stay healthy. One of the most common adult vaccines is the one given for flu, but that's not as important unless you're in one of the groups of people most at risk of complications. The biggest exception is when you're travelling. Read More