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It is the Victims that Cry out, not the Criminals – a Look at Injuries.

Ida Rolf, one of the most well known manual therapists wrote the following about tracking the cause of pain, ‘Where you think it is, it ain’t’. Physiotherapist Diane Lee puts it this way, “It is the victims that cry out, … Continue reading

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Trigger Points, Acupuncture and Acupressure.

A look at the differences between Trigger Points, Acupuncture and Acupressure. The video looks at the role of dry needling within the context of trigger points, acupuncture and acupressure. The two links that detail the parallels between acupuncture and ‘western’ … Continue reading

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Pronation: Cause and effect.

Pronation: Cause and effect. Pronation is an inward turning of the ankle that takes place when a person runs or walks. The drawing below is of a person’s right foot. You can see how the foot drops inward- that is … Continue reading

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Plantar Fasciitis – it’s a properly painful injury.

If you can easily pronounce PLAN-ter fash-ee-EYE-tus, then you probably have or have had one of the more painful injuries linked to running, plantar fasciitis. This is an injury that causes pain in the foot arch and can afflict runners, … Continue reading

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Weak Glute Medius Muscles and a Chain Reaction.

A weak Glute Medius muscle will cause all sorts of problems. Here is why – Where is the Gluteus Medius Muscle? The muscle an upper anterior buttock muscle that originates from the section of the pelvic bone known as the … Continue reading

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