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Clock Stretch
Quick Chest stretch, Standing
One Arm Over, One Arm Under
One Arm Over against Wall
One Arm Under, With Rope
Reverse Arm
Scapular or Shoulder Blade
Shoulder Strengthening Introduction
Front Raises
32 Side Raises 41′ 196 MB
Press
Shrugs
Bent Over Raises. Standing, Supported,
Floor and Therapeutic Band
Extensions on Chair

Is This My Life Forever?

Is this my life forever? I hear this a lot in my clinic. ’My life will never be the same again…’Recently, a guy fell off a ladder – well to be precise he fell with the ladder – and came into the clinic looking very sheepish and feeling very sorry for himself.I could hear ACC […]

The Truth About Pillows

The Truth About Pillows Its simple really…I could have made a small fortune if I was paid every time someone asked me about pillows.The truth is –  if your neck is sore when you wake in the morning, its invariably not your pillows fault. Unless you have two or more stacked up under your head […]

Arthritis – Rheumatoid arthritis

The three most common types of arthritis: osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout. Rheumatoid arthritis can affect any joint in the body but often affects the smaller joints, including hands, wrists, fingers and elbows before any of the larger joints like the hips, knees, shoulders. Joints are generally affected on both sides of the body. The symptoms are often […]

Arthritis in children

Perhaps the most important thing to know about exercise for children with arthritis is that it does no harm. They can exercise and should. Benefits of the old adage that exercise is “good for us,” can be even greater for children with arthritis – as can the downsides of being physically inactive. That’s why it’s especially […]

Upper Back – upper and middle back pain

Upper and middle back pain can occur anywhere from the base of your neck to the bottom of your rib cage. Ribs attach to a long, flat bone in the center of the chest (the sternum) attaching to and wrapping around your back. If a nerve in this area is pinched, irritated, or injured, you may also […]

Posture – introduction

Osteopath and wellness expert Tim Judd will help you understand and implement good everyday postural habits at home and in the workplace. Your posture describes how you present to the tasks that you do in every day life, how you stand, how you sit and how you walk. Do you stand and walk tall or do […]

The Essentials – Shoulders

An intense pain on the inside of your shoulder blades indicates your shoulders are too far forward and the muscles at the back just can’t cope with the strain any longer as they try to prevent the shoulders dropping off the front. This results in pain and inflammation. In short, the back muscles are sore and […]

The Essentials – Upper Back

One of the most common reasons for discomfort and pain in the Upper Back Zone is the forward stoop presentation. This increased curve in the upper back is created by many factors. Poor posture is a huge contributor. Between each vertebra there is also a set of joints, one on each side, commonly called facet joints. These comprise of […]

The Essentials – Neck

Your neck is an essential and vulnerable part of your body. Keep the muscles loose so they don’t jam up and realign your posture to minimize any perpetuating factors coming up from your upper back or shoulders. These specific neck mobilisation stretches are recommended to relieve pain and stiffness. It will release the forward, side […]

The Essentials – Arms and Hands

Most problems in Arms and Hands occur in the forearm and elbow, caused mainly by repetitive strain or occupational over-use syndromes. Pain can be from mildly disturbing to completely debilitating. There are two groups of muscles on the forearm. The flexor group on the front curls the wrist, hand and fingers. The extensor group pull the hand back and […]