Your Important big toe

Your Important big toe

Have you ever considered the important role which your big toe has in how you walk? This toe needs to be able to move freely so that you can walk or run without pain.   How we move : the role of the toes When we walk or run, strike a heel on the ground, our toes...
How is your immune system?

How is your immune system?

There is much we can do to improve our own immune systems. Many of us are having to work from home with perhaps not an ideal work set up, and it is something which is important to address for our health.  As we all do our best to try and avoid COVID-19, there is a...

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...

Muscle compression of nerves and blood vessels

Muscles which are tightened with trigger points can sometimes squeeze on surrounding nerves or blood vessels. If a nerve is squeezed, it can result in a numbness or pins and needles sensation in the area which is served by that nerve. This is very common in the arms...

Referred Pain

Muscular pain is often felt some way away from  it’s origin. This is known as referred pain, and is usually occurring in predictable patterns in everyone. It often occurs in or near a joint, where the pain sensibly causes a person to modify the activity which...