The Rotator Cuff and How it gets Damaged

The rotator cuff is a group of 4 muscles that support the shoulder; supraspinatus, infraspinatus, teres minor and subscapularis.  The shoulder is the most mobile joint in our body and the rotator cuff provides the dynamic control and stability in the joint during movement.

Dry Needling Treatment

Dry needling is a treatment technique to target pain from muscle trigger points, nerve pain and joint pain.  It involves the use of fine, solid, filament needles, similar to those used in acupuncture.  These needles can be inserted into trigger points which are often called knots.  Trigger points are areas of tension within a muscle that can...

Exercise After Cancer Diagnosis

In Australia there is a new cancer diagnosis every 4 minutes, which equates to about 140,000 new cases per year. Research indicates that smoking, obesity & age are the most common risk factors for contribution to cancer incidence.  Physical inactivity, poor diet & viruses are also proven risk factors. As smoking and obesity are both...

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