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Sciatica – more than a pain in the bum.

Sciatica Sciatica, it’s that ache that never seems to go away whether you sit, stand or lie down. It can range from an ache to an acute sharp jolt that stops you in your tracks. In some cases it can even affect the ability to move the leg foot or toes. Sciatica is a condition suffered by almost 3% of …

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Pregnancy Back Pain Support Newcastle

Pregnancy back pain That amazing time has arrived when becoming a mother is just around the corner. You are feeling amazing right? Because isn’t that what supposed to happen? Certainly, in some cases women respond to pregnancy with a revitalised feeling of health. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. In some cases it can be in fact quite the …

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What Are The Benefits Of Stretching?

Stretching. Do you remember at primary school when you had to do some kind of sport and attached to whatever the activity was there was this quiet non committed suggestion of a stretch? You would wriggle around a bit, touch your toes and roll your shoulders a couple of times and that was it. Looking back this kind of made …

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Dry Needling Newcastle

Dry Needling or Acupuncture – What’s the Difference? What is Dry Needling? Dry needling is a term that was derived in the early 1940s by a technique developed by Janet Travell and David Simons. The technique involved the use of hypodermic needles to stimulate and/ or inject trigger points or myofascial trigger points with substances such as corticosteroids, saline solution …

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Acupuncture for Pain relief

It doesn’t really matter whether it is something that is from time to time, acute or something you live with day in and day out. Pain can range from being a tad unpleasant to something that rules your life. Finding the right method for pain relief is an obvious answer According to the National Centre for Complimentary and Integrative Health …

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Chronic pain and Chinese medicine

Chronic Pain and Chinese Medicine Chronic pain is traditionally seen as pain that lasts more then 12 weeks however if any of you have experienced a pain condition lasting more than 2 weeks you will know how debilitating it can be. Pain not only affects the physical body but also the mental and emotional state. Depression and anxiety are two …