Category Archives : Health Tips

Massage in Pregnancy

Should I get a massage if I am pregnant? Massage, everyone has heard of it. Most people see it as something that is done as a ‘luxury’ or as a ‘treat.’ Whilst it can most certainly be this, it is important to outline the benefits of having hands on treatment whilst pregnant and after giving […]

Focus On Knee Pain

The main problem with Knee Pain is that it very quickly interferes with the correct function of the surrounding, supporting muscles. This causes a ‘Catch 22’ effect: Pain in the Knee (from whatever source) -> Muscles surrounding the knee become Inhibited and don’t Activate when they should -> Muscles quickly become Weak from Disuse -> […]

Heel Bone Fracture

A fracture of the heel bone (calcaneus) is the most commonly fractured foot bone. It is most often caused by high impact to the heel – for example when a person has fallen from a height or been in a car accident. Injuries can range from a bone crack from a new vigorous exercise plan to a […]


Metatarsalgia is a term used to describe a painful foot condition in the area just before the small toes (more commonly referred to as the ball of the foot). Metatarsalgia can affect anyone who spends significant time on their feet and frequently affects runners and other athletes who participate in high-impact sports. Although generally not […]

Osgood Schlatter’s Disease

Osgood-Schlatter disease causes pain in the front of the knee. It is commonly seen in boys and girls between the ages of 9-16. It features a painful lump just below the knee, this is because of inflammation of the patellar ligament at the tibial tuberosity. The pain usually occurs during physical activity such as running, […]