Standing Tall

Standing Tall

Can you stand up for a reasonable amount of time without aching and pain? Standing tall can make the difference between pain and comfort. If after a while your shoulders ache, or your back starts to hurt, or perhaps behind your knees, then chances are that your...

What are Trigger Points?

Trigger points can develop in any muscle in the body and can last as long as life if left untreated. The pain created by trigger points is an enormous cause of disability and time off work. They can accumulate over a lifetime and appear to be the main cause of joint...

Trigger Points in Muscles

‘Trigger points’ are highly irritable localized areas of tenderness in a muscle which hurt when pressed. They are created when the muscle fibres become taut in areas, which in turn tighten the surrounding fascia, making it tight and inflexible. Latent...

Backache & sore shoulders

A simple way to help yourself if you find your back and shoulders ache whilst walking about is to remember that the crown of your head, and not the front of it, is supposed to be the highest point. Tuck your chin in a fraction and raise the crown of your head up as if...