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When taking a deep breath is hard work

When taking a deep breath is hard work

The effects of Long Covid, Asthma & COPD on Breathing Most of us have experienced shortness of breath, often as a result of strenuous exercise. But for many people this is something they live with every day. There are lots of reasons why people might have...

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Myofascial help for gut pain

Myofascial help for gut pain

There are many causes of abdominal pain, and anyone experiencing new or acute pain should always first seek medical help. However many people suffer from chronic pain which can make their life a misery at times.   Causes of chronic abdominal pain Chronic...

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What is Plantar Fasciitis?

What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Heel for heel and toe for toe… (lyrics from ‘Mhari’s Wedding’, Highland folk song)  Dancing at Highland weddings apart, there are many causes for chronic foot pain, which makes it a common long-term occurrence, affecting about 7% of the population, and lasting for up...

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Every breath you take

Every breath you take

A closer look at our breathing Without getting too nerdy or technical, it’s sometimes interesting to understand a bit more about how our bodies work. In this article we’re going to have a look at breathing and how it happens without us even thinking about it. Every...

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Can you stretch fascia?

Can you stretch fascia?

Is it possible to stretch your connective tissue? There is some debate amongst therapists and researchers whether it is possible to stretch fascia and whether there is actually any benefit in stretching at all. Given that fascia has a tensile strength of 2 tonnes per...

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RSI free home working

RSI free home working

Keep your home working RSI free Remember when working from home used to be a bit of a luxury, not having to travel to the office or get dressed up? Suddenly lockdown has made home working the new normal and many workers find themselves coping with conditions that are...

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