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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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Runner’s Injuries – Sciatica

Runner’s Injuries – Sciatica

This article originally appeared on sportsinjuryfix.com Sportsinjuryfix.com member Amanda Oswald from Pain Care Clinic explains why fascia tightening can cause pain in runners and how to relieve it: Fascia is the main connective tissue in the body forming a fluid 3-D...

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You say migraine, I say headache…

In a car accident 20 years ago, Ramesh suffered from back sprain and whiplash. More recently he has also developed persistent headaches, neck and shoulder pain. He says that all of these make it impossible for him to think straight. Janet has had severe headaches for...

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Myofascial Release for Back Pain in Leeds

The festival season continues and, after a very enjoyable weekend at the York Health & Healing Festival in April, Pain Care Clinic will be at the Leeds Health & Healing Festival on 16th & 17th July 2016. With over 75 exhibition stands, the Leeds Festival...

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NDPH – It’s Not All in Your Head

What is NDPH? Recently I have seen an increasing number of people with a diagnosis of new daily persistent headache – NDPH. NDPH tends to be diagnosed when a headache develops suddenly in a person with no previous history of headaches or migraines. The symptoms can...

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Myofascial Release for Prostatitis

Over the past year at the Pain Care Clinic we have noticed a marked increase in men of all ages enquiring about myofascial release as a treatment for prostatitis and chronic pelvic pain syndrome. Enquiries have been from men in their 20s to their 80s, and there seems...

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