Yoga for Common Ailments

Article by Sue Fuller Simple yoga techniques will help relieve the symptoms of many common ailments.   So why not try reaching for your yoga mat next time you feel under the weather. For thousands of years Yoga has been used to help practitioners reach optimum levels of health.  Yoga techniques work to free both body […]

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Direct injections may help with nerve damage

A recent study has suggested that the injection of arthritis drugs or steroids directly into the spine might be a much more effective way of treating back pain and leg pain in people that are suffering because they have nerve damage. This was something that was not previously done so much because there were risks […]

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Headache sufferers are overusing their medication according to institute

National Institute for Health & Clinical Excellence’s new guidance advises healthcare professionals to scrutinise the possibility that patients with headaches are overusing medication. Around one in 50 UK patients (about one million people), according to the institute, get headaches because they are taking triptan-based drugs or painkillers too often for migraines or tension-type headaches. This […]

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Preventing back pain

David Roberts, managing director of David Roberts Physiotherapy, whose clients include Sir Ian Botham, Andrew Flintoff and Lawrence Dallaglio, offers advice on how to avoid back pain. Put your back into it The loose term ‘back’ describes the complex core physiological structure around which our bodies move. It’s made of discs, nerves, muscles, ligaments and […]

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