• 27 AUG 15
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    Shoulder complaints

    Shoulder complaints Shoulder complaints occur on a regular basis, especially in the age group of 50+. The Orthopaedic Manual Therapist (OMT) refers to this as the ‘shouldercomplex’. The OMT will also search for the cause of the complaints  in the neck, the upper four chest vertebrae and their associated ribs, the scapula, clavicle or collarbone

    • 29 AUG 15
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    Shin splints

    Shin splints Shin splints occur mostly in athletes and people whom stand for too long. One of the primary causes of shin splints is the wearing of incorrect and not enough cushioning footwear. Shin splints can be recognized by pain alongside the medial edge of the tibial bone, usually between the middle and lower third

    • 30 AUG 15
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    RSI (CANS)

    RSI (CANS) Not one pain syndrome gained as much popularity over the last few years as Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). RSI is also known as CANS (Complaints Arm Neck Shoulder). RSI is a pain syndrome where pain and other complaints occur in the neck, shoulders, elbows, wrist, hands and fingers. In short the entire arm.

    • 30 AUG 15
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    Osteoarthritis

    Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis is generally also known as the wearing of the joints. It’s a disease that affects the cartilage in a joint and makes the joint more stiff. However a joint isn’t really ‘worn’, the cartilage in a joint has some restorative capabilities and is constantly renewed. The stiffness in the joints that accompanies osteoarthritis