Shoulder Pain

Monday, March 10, 2014
One of the most common reasons my clients come into see me as either a new complaint or a recurrence of a previous injury, is shoulder pain. “Shoulder Pain” is not a very specific complaint as it can mean pain anywhere from the upper arm, up to the angle of the neck, and down to the shoulder blade. So my first task is to find out what my client means and then ge ..

Tennis Injuries

Monday, February 10, 2014
There is nothing like injury to get in the way of your goals as a sports enthusiast, whether you are Nadal trying to win the Australian Open, or just a social player enjoying a weekly match. So what does the research say about tennis injuries and what can we learn from it? Recent research has looked into injury trends from data collected from the US Open between 1994 and 2009 [1]. The mos ..

Home Office Ergonomics

Tuesday, February 04, 2014
It will probably not come as a shock to you that one of the major causes of damage to your spine (and your health) is sitting for 8 hours per day 5-6 days per week. A good desk set-up and spinal hygiene is essential to minimise the risk. With more of us being able to work from home or on the move, taking responsibility for our own ergonomics has never been more important. Here are some t ..

Low Back Pain - Why is it so common?

Monday, January 20, 2014
Low back pain – As common as rain in the UK! But why? Well, there are many reasons why somebody could be experiencing low back pain. From my clinical observations at Farnham Chiropractic Wellness Centre, the reason why the vast majority of my patients are suffering with low back pain, is that their buttock muscles are not working properly. The main buttock muscle involved is the ..