You are suffering pain, weakness and stiffness in a shoulder and are then told by your Physiotherapist to perform special, regular shoulder movements. Moving a painful body part many times a day may not seem logical but let's take a look why this can be a good approach.
Just when you thought the Olympic excitement was all over - the next round begins.
29 August up until 9 September 2012, and it promises to be another global highlight.
The Games will see an incredible 4,200 athletes from 150 countries - the greatest ever number of competing elite Paralympic athletes.
Well done to Katie Taylor for punching gold despite the weight of a nations expectation on her shoulders.
We hope all the Irish athletes are holding their heads up high after their incredible achievements; the years of dedication and effort in preparation, qualifying for an Olympic Games and competing against the worlds best athletes. We hope you inspire future generations to aim as high as you did. Well done Team Ireland.
Please share this news with any expectant 'mums to be'.
We are delighted to be launching this specialised programme with an introductory offer of €15 per class (usually €20) running on a 'drop in' basis for this term only.
How many of us stop to consider the position of our head on our shoulders?
Optimal posture is worth aspiring to; it enhances everybody's shape and size. Whereas a less ideal posture may lead to a reduction in neck mobility along with stiffness, pain and possibly headaches.
Your choice could make the pain better or worse.
Ever heard of the P.R.I.C.E acronym?
How about H.A.R.M?
Commit these 2 simple words to your memory and you'll be effectively self-managing the initial stages of an acute muscle injury.