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Sciatica – Not Just a Pain in The Back-Side!

What Is Sciatica? ‘Sciatica’ is a Latin term that simply means ‘leg pain’. This is a pain that radiates from the lower back and down the leg along the sciatic nerve. This is a rather uncomfortable pain and can even cause some people momentary feelings of paralysis. Breakdown of Pathology To help better understand imagine your sciatic nerve (pictured) as […]

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? We’ll Give You a Hand with That!

Symptoms associated with carpal tunnel syndrome (commonly referred to as wrist pain and sometimes repetitive strain injury (RSI)) usually include numbness, tingling, pins and needles as well as weakness of the hand. The issue stems from the median nerve not working as it should. It was commonly thought that the pinching of the median nerve was resulting in carpal tunnel […]

Neck Pain – More Serious Than You May Have Thought!

Neck pain like most areas of pain results from overworked and tense muscles. The situation is becoming ever more common in our times with the advent of modern technology and smartphones in particular. Prolonged use of such devices usually involves leaning forwards or down, placing greater strain on your neck muscles to keep your head up. Often people either get […]