Degenerative Spine

So you’ve been told you have degeneration in your spine, you’ve googled it and it’s shown some pretty scary things, but what does this really mean and what can you do about it?

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Runner's Knee Exercises

Have you heard about "runner's knee" before but not sure what it is? This is one of the most common injuries among runners, but it can also happen to other athletes.

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Back and shoulder massage: 2 tips from the professionals

 

Massage therapy has been around for thousands of years.

Chinese writings that date back to 2500 BC describe using massage for a number of different medical purposes so it’s clear that people have been enjoying its benefits for a long, long time.

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3 at home exercises for cervical spondylosis

 

What is cervical spondylosis?

Cervical spondylosis, which often causes pain and stiffness in the neck, affects more than 85% of people aged 60 and over. The condition refers to “wear and tear” in the disks and joints of the cervical spine,...

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4 reasons you need to try a sports massage

 

Has tension built up in your legs and back because of playing sport, exercising or sitting at your desk for hours?

Sports massage is one of the most effective ways to maintain and protect the body from aches, pains and injuries. It focuses on...

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Heel Pain in Children – Sever’s Disease

 

Although the name might sound pretty frightening, Sever’s Disease is really a common heel injury that occurs in kids. It can be painful, but is only temporary and has no long-term effects.

Severs Disease is characterised by activity-related...

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What is a Running Analysis? And why should I have one?

One of the things that make us different at Synergy is that if you’re a runner, we like to look at how you run! There are plenty of variables that contribute to reduced running performance and injuries. Running technique is definitely one of...

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What Should I Do If My Back Hurts?

 

Acute (short term) lower back pain is a common complaint we see at our clinics. We are also regularly asked for advice on the best way to manage an acute bout of back pain. This blog will hopefully help you gain a better understanding and...

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Train smart this year

Train smart this year

It’s the same at the start of every year: more runners and cyclists on the road, a crammed gym and a dying need to burn off the Christmas calories. But by doing too much (volume), too hard (intensity) and too often...

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Don’t forget to stretch – you don’t want to pull a muscle….

Don’t forget to stretch – you don’t want to pull a muscle….

Ok, so this week I was looking about my local gym and looked through to one of their fitness studios. In big, black, bold writing was the statement above, ‘Don’t forget to stretch, you...

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