Georgie’s top 4 tips for preventing a relapse

Georgie’s top 4 tips for preventing a relapse

So often I hear people say that they had recovered from their pain and then a few weeks, months or even years later their pain returned and then they can find it a struggle to resolve it again. Often this is because they were one of the ‘lucky’ ones who initially did...
Can thinking affect your running?

Can thinking affect your running?

Blog by SIRPA Practitioner, Matt Kinal MCSP A couple of weeks ago I had a gentleman who came to see me with recurring shin pain when he was running, this had been happening for about a year. This is a common complaint with runners and often attributed to poor...
David Walliams is reported to have suffered a ‘slipped disc’

David Walliams is reported to have suffered a ‘slipped disc’

David Walliams is reported to have suffered a ‘slipped disc’ while swimming the Thames for charity recently. Could someone please tell me how anyone can ‘slip’ a disc while doing something as benign as swimming? Victoria Beckham was also reported to have slipped a...
The pain involved in caring

The pain involved in caring

We all know that back pain is incredibly common with one study in 2000 reporting that almost half of the adult population in the UK, 49%, experienced back pain for at least 24 hours in the year. Unfortunately for carers this is much higher, with a study in 2011...

Avoiding the pain of self-induced stress

There’s no doubt at it, we live in a blame society these days. Not surprisingly people tend to automatically see things from their own point of view, but this often creates a lot of stress. Seeing things from other people’s perspective can significantly reduce the...