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Stretching keeps the muscles flexible, strong, and healthy, and we need that flexibility to maintain a range of motion in the joints. Without it, the muscles shorten and become tight. Then, when you call on the muscles for active use, they are weak and unable...

The most widely accepted definition of pain, established by the International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP), is "an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with, or resembling that associated with, actual or potential tissue damage." Pain is the result of our body signalling to...

The spine runs from your neck to your lower back and the bones of the spine form the spinal canal, which protects the spinal cord. Spinal stenosis is a chronic condition which  occurs when the space around the spinal cord becomes narrow. The narrowing of...

Spinal discs act as shock absorbers between the vertebrae to which they are bonded. Think of the discs as circular pads of cartilage that lie between the bones of your spine, that absorbs any impact when you walk or run. The discs are made from...

Asthma is a chronic lung disease and a common respiratory condition. Asthma affects all age groups but often emerges in childhood. This disease is characterised by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing. These attacks differ in frequency and severity for each individual. Asthma is caused by...

Osteopathy is a gentle, safe, and holistic approach of osteopathic treatment used for babies and children. This form of treatment involves the gentle manipulation of the baby’s head and spine to increase their comfort. This is particularly helpful for babies that are having trouble passing...