What's in That Backpack?

School is back which means it is a good time to check your child's backpack is correctly fitted.  Increasing numbers of children are presenting with spinal pain with one of the major causes being carrying excessive loads to and from school with a 2014 study at the University of California demonstrating a correlation between heavy bags and...

Neuropathic Pain

Pain is usually felt when nerve endings sense that something is wrong with your body and send pain signals to the brain. Neuropathic pain is pain caused by damage to, or dysfunction of the nervous system. The pain can be due to problems in the central nervous system (the brain and spinal cord) or the peripheral nervous system...

Falls

Falls can be defined as an unintentional lowering to a lower surface or floor that cannot be explained by medical issues, or be caused by an overwhelming force. Falls are experienced by all age groups but, along with poor bone health, are a major cause of disability and accidental home deaths in the older population. In fact...

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