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Carpal Tunnel Seminar at Bodyworks with Specialist Estelle Mitchell

Carpal Tunnel Seminar

We had a stunning reception to our FREE Foot Pain Seminar last week. So this week’s topic is another one of my personal favourites – Carpal Tunnel!! Wednesday 2 October – 11.30 I have written and written about this topic over the last decade. The Carpal Tunnel / RSI phenomenon that has occurred over the last 20 years, often blamed on computers and our changing work habits. Now I’m going…

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PhysiotherapyMagnetic Resonance TherapyFull Body ScreeningGait AnalysisSpecialist Knee Clinic

Starting off on the right foot – the Initial Consultation

I have always believed that getting better is a two way process – my job is to guide and educate rather than just “do to” you. If you understand what’s happening within your own body, why you feel the way you do and react the way you do, then you understand why I make the recommendations that I do. And you make an educated decision about how to proceed. Either…

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Magnetic Resonance Therapy (MRT or MBST) - the next generation at Bodyworks

Stopping Joint Pain without surgery – the Next Generation!

For the last decade at the Bodyworks Clinic we have worked with a game changing therapy option – Magnetic Resonance Therapy (or MBST or MRT). This has allowed us to help treat patients with any of a LONG list of joint pain conditions feel better, have greater movement and improved quality of life without surgery, drugs or long rehabilitation periods. This has been a revelation and it has been thrilling…

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iPain - is your smartphone stopping you breathing?

iPain – is your mobile stopping you breathing?

I’ve spoken before about iPain – how the use of technology, and the positions we use it in, can have an effect on our health. The neck pain caused as we hunch over smaller and smaller screens for longer and longer can cause headaches, migraines, carpal tunnel syndrome and other issues. Is your mobile stopping you breathing properly? Recent studies have shown that smartphone users tend to report more pain…

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Text neck or iPain

RSI? Carpal Tunnel? How to work smarter.

As more and more of us spend 8 hours or more a day sitting at our desks I am seeing many more technology related problems. What is RSI? RSI – Repetitive Strain Injury. This is any pain or injury that comes from performing the same task or being in the same position over and over again. Originally associated with factory workers on assembly lines it also includes things like tennis…

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Don't just sit there! Get moving

Don’t Just Sit There!

In a world where we sit to work, sit to relax, sit to travel we should understand the impact that sitting has on us all. We weren’t designed to sit (or slouch!) so get moving!!

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Carpal Tunnel and central sensitisation

Carpal Tunnel – Physiotherapy is better

Carpal Tunnel is a diagnosis that is becoming more and more common. But what is the best solution? Symptoms: a vague aching in your wrist that can extend to your hand or forearm. Tingling or numbness in your fingers or hand, often worse on waking. Pain from your wrist up your arm to your shoulder or down into your palm or fingers, especially after forceful or repetitive use. Weakness in…

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Mi Marbella with Nicole King

Migraines on Marbella Now

During the summer I was fortunate enough to be interviewed by the gorgeous Nicole King for Marbella Now on RTV Marbella. My section starts at 5.18 and lasts for about 10 minutes. I love the song they have used – “I’m feeeeeeeling good!”. We’re mainly talking about my new Headache Clinic as Nicole’s son suffers from migraines and came to see me. A lovely chat and a great video tour…

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The median nerve runs from the neck to the wrist through the Carpal Tunnel

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What is the Carpal Tunnel? The Carpal Tunnel is located on the palm side of your wrist. It is a tunnel to protect the median nerve which controls index and middle finger function. If there is any kind of blockage, pressure or inflammation in this tunnel it puts pressure on the nerve, creating Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Symptoms Carpal Tunnel syndrome typically starts with a vague aching in your wrist that…

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Dermatomes can be useful in diagnosing nerve pain

Pain that doesn’t get better – how Dermatomes can help

I’ve written a few times now about nerve pain and how it confuses treatment. The problems with nerve pain are: Identifying it Finding the root cause And this is why you can be having the best tennis/golfers elbow treatment, the best carpal tunnel treatment, the best knee and leg pain treatment with no effect. Because it’s actually a problem with the nerve supplying that area not that area itself. The…

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