Shoulder Pain Statists, prevention and the effectiveness of COPA therapy.

Shoulder Pain Statists, prevention and the effectiveness of COPA therapy.

Studies show that between 18-26% of adults experience shoulder pain at some point in their life time [1]. Shoulders are most commonly injured by falls or physically demanding sports such as tennis, rugby and weight lifting. The ligaments, muscles and tendons around the shoulder play an important role in stabilising and controlling purposeful movement through a complex series of biomechanical inter-related movements of the shoulder blade and collarbone. These injuries should start to feel better after 2 weeks, but could take up to 6 months to fully heal.

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Achilles Tendinitis how to avoid overuse and injury

Achilles Tendinitis: how to avoid overuse and injury.

Sports injuries are common, particularity in younger adults and children. Studies show that over 3.5 million children in the USA alone, are injuries as part of organised sports [1]. Achilles Tendinitis accounts for approximately 30% of sports injuries [2]. The Achilles the band of tissue that connects calf muscles at the back of the lower leg to your heel bone.

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How to avoid unnecessary spinal surgery COPA therapy bridging the gap in the research

How to avoid unnecessary spinal surgery: COPA therapy bridging the gap in the research.

Chronic pain can happen to anyone at any time. This can be triggered by an injury or years of build-up and without any warning; you’re in pain. This pain can be very sudden and severe and really impact your daily life.

This is when people turn to chiropractors, physiotherapists, Osteopaths – you name it – looking for someone to cure their pain. However, many patients claim that none of this works for them. This is a really dangerous situation as this can lead people being sent to unnecessary spinal surgery. Research suggests that up to 90% of spinal surgery is unnecessary; and this is the failure to achieve pain relief that causes such a tragic statistic [1].

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