Swimmer’s Shoulder (Impingement syndrome) Shoulder pain is very common amongst the swimming population. Swimmer’s shoulder, also known as impingement syndrome, is an inflammatory condition of the narrow bony space in the top of the shoulder. The rotator cuff tendons as well as the biceps tendon can become irritated as they pass through or alongside the space.…Read more
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The pelvic floor – possible problems and solutions. Louise Henderson and Rebecca Rutherford (our resident experts in women’s health) recently gave a talk at the practice regarding exercise and the pelvic floor. In case you missed it, here are the key points. We know that exercise is important for everyone for many reasons – weight…Read more
Patient spotlight The following two stories are typical of women we see with pelvic floor problems limiting their exercise. Names have been changed. Cathy is a 36 year old woman with three children. The youngest had just started school and, with a little more time available, Cathy wanted to regain some fitness and joined an…Read more
Patient reflections on persistent pain We asked these women to reflect on their experience with persistent pain – how it felt and what helped them improve. While they all experienced a different journey, exercise and movement were a common key factor in their recovery. Sarah “There are always periods where stress levels are higher than…Read more
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