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Heartburn

What is Heartburn? Heartburn also known as indigestion is where the acid from the stomach used to help digest the food you eat moves up into the oesophagus, the  tube that takes your food to your stomach. The lining of the oesophagus is not designed to cope with high acid levels and so a burning sensation can be felt in the …

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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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Headache and migraine relief

Banging your head against a wall seems in any situation like a bad idea. However if you know anything about migraines or chronic headaches you understand the madness that can overcome you. You are willing to do almost anything for a moments respite from the pounding, nausea and a brain that only speaks in single tortured syllables. Headaches and migraine …

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Knee Pain Osteoarthritis Newcastle

Tired of knee pain from osteoarthritis? Trying to get on with your life when suffering with knee pain osteoarthritis can be tough. In much of our day to day using our legs is part of the gig so avoiding aggravation of the problem can be somewhat challenging. The pain from osteoarthritis can range from being a sharp pain when moving in …

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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 …