14 Dec 2015

What Is Fibromyalgia?

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome characterised by widespread, persistent pain, which is accompanied by several other chronic diseases that can severely impact a person’s daily life. It is not just one condition but a complex syndrome that involves many different factors. Statistics show that Fibromyalgia affects 2-5% of the population. It affects women more than men, […]

2 Apr 2015

Three Simple Stretches To Help Relieve Your Tension Headache

Tension headache is the most widespread headache disorder, typically categorised by the following: Dull and persistent pain of mild to moderate intensity (not throbbing) Felt on both sides of the head A constant, tight, heavy or pressing sensation Tautness and tenderness of neck and shoulder muscles Tension headaches are often stress induced and/or secondary to […]

7 Nov 2011

What Is Chronic Pain?

Pain is most commonly associated with tissue damage or an injury.  Given adequate time and assistance from therapists, doctors etc., those tissues in question inflame, repair and remodel (i.e. heal), and the pain goes away.  Occasionally however, despite the tissues healing, pain is still experienced weeks, months and maybe years later.  It is at this […]