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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The causes and impact of Patellofemoral Pain

The causes and impact of Patellofemoral Pain

Over 2 million people in the UK use running as a form of exercise at least once a week [1]. In the US, this figure becomes 60 million people [2]. This form of exercise has increased in popularity by 57% over the last 10 years [3]. Those who participate in this form of exercise can benefit from a range of benefits as a result of this lifestyle choice. This includes, but is not limited to:

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Lower Back Pain Number One Disability Worldwide.

Lower Back Pain: Number One Disability Worldwide

Research has found that low back pain causes more disability than any other condition affecting nearly 1 in 10 people [1].  Lower back pain can be seriously debilitating and cause emotional distress among sufferers. Unfortunately, lower back pain is an extremely common health problem and the leading cause of disability and work absence globally. Therefore, we must ask ourselves a question: Why are over 540 million people from all over the world suffering from lower back pain [2]?

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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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What to expect from deep tissue massage & does it bruise your body?

Deep tissue massages are illuminated and relaxed by the tendons in the deep tissue. This form of massage may aid in relieving pain and the expansion of a human’s joint movement.

Deep tissue massage could be an effective treatment for musculoskeletal injuries and chronic back pain. Its often classified as a sort of massage therapist.

Hale Manchester deep tissue massage can help with a variety of issues, such as injury, persistent pain, and several disorders.

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5 things that would make your knee pain worse

5 things that would make your knee pain worse

Knee pain can be tough to prevent when you have osteoarthritis, the most prevalent kind of arthritis. Swollen knees and other joints are common after physical activity, and the symptoms can get worse over time. Osteoarthritis is a joint disease that involves much more than “wear and tear” on your joints.

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