Tag Archives: Wrist Pain

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 […]

Hands – Carpal tunnel

The hand has several muscles. Some make broad, smooth movements, and others make small, finite movements. It’s the combination of the exterior and deep muscles of the hand and forearm that allow the hand to perform such detailed tasks. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition caused by repeated movements, like everyday use of a computer keyboard or […]

Common Injuries

Most common injuries  can be successfully treated with stretching routines and Osteopathy. The most common Home Injuries Falling from stairs and ramps or on floor Falling from beds, wrong mattress and pillow resulting in neck and back problems Falling from chairs, sofas and sofa beds Slipping, falling and hitting head and back on bathroom structures and fixtures Slamming […]

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 […]