Tag Archives: muscle injury

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 […]

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 […]

The Essentials – Lower Back

The lower back includes the lumbar spine and all the associated muscles in this region. The spine is vertebrae stacked on top of each other with a disc in between and nerves that exit between each vertebra. Between each vertebra are a set of joints, one on each side called facet joints. These are two smooth cartilage surfaces, […]

Testimonial – Chelsea

As a Personal Trainer, I use my body a lot in my job, and I have learned a lot from Tim in regards to extra exercises I can do for injury prevention. I have been treated for many years by Tim, for both bone and muscular issues. I use a lot of these, along with […]

Muscle Crossover

Why do I have a pain in my foot when I actually have a shoulder strain? Because of the muscle crossover, the problems can spread up into the pelvis, hips and lower back or problems can refer down from there. Pain in the groin can be any number of issues coming from a range of […]

Stretch for Life – the DVD collection

STRETCH FOR LIFE Clear and visually appealing with easy to follow instructions for healing and wellness                     The Stretch for Life program is the result of 20 years as a practicing Osteopath. Patients would often forget the exercises I prescribed and as I could not find a […]

What is Stretch for Life?

Stretch for Life is a stretching and strengthening program devised by Stretch for Life founder, Osteopath Tim Judd. More about Tim here. This stretching programme is the result of 20 years as a practicing Osteopath. As Tim remembers: Patients would often forget the exercises I prescribed and as I could not find a credible source […]