Bewildered by the choice of pillows?

I have many patients who have pillows stuffed under their bed or on top of their wardrobes who have struggled to find the one comfortable pillow that they stick with. There are many choices of pillows out there in the marketplace and if you have neck pain the choice is somewhat bewildering. There are manyContinue reading “Bewildered by the choice of pillows?”

Kinesiotherapy Taping

Many of you will have seen sports competitors be they Olympic runners, Tour de France cyclists or rugby players with brightly coloured tape around their knees, shoulders or thighs. Is this just a fashion statement or is there something behind the hype? Manufacturers of the different highly coloured brands make all lots of claims aboutContinue reading “Kinesiotherapy Taping”

Common Cycling Injuries

More than two million people across the country now cycle at least once a week, an all-time high according to British Cycling, the sport’s governing body in the UK. In the last few years, we have seen GB riders Bradley Wiggins, then Chris Froome and now Geraint Thomas winning the Tour de France. The eightContinue reading “Common Cycling Injuries”

10 Tips to Alleviate Back Pain When Driving

Our backs are designed to move, so being stuck in an uncomfortable static position while driving for long periods can result in back trouble. However, for anyone who spends a fair amount of time driving each day, whether that’s for a living or a long commute, there are practical steps you can take to preventContinue reading “10 Tips to Alleviate Back Pain When Driving”