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Is it Shoulder Pain, Bursitis, Rotator Cuff Syndrome or Frozen Shoulder

Posted ago by Ian Murray

If you suffer shoulder pain then you are not alone. Bursitis, rotator cuff syndrome, impingement syndrome and frozen shoulder are common painful shoulder conditions. Shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal problem that takes a person to their GP …

Acupuncture for Chronic Pain

Posted ago by Ian Murray

hChronic pain is a serious and widespread problem in this country. An Access Economics report published in 2007 estimated that chronic pain was costing the country 34 billion dollars every year. One in three people are affected which means that …

Acupuncture Gives an Edge in Sports Injury Management

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Whether you are a recreational runner or an elite athlete there is nothing more frustrating than when an injury keeps you from participating in the exercise that you love. It doesn’t matter whether it is an ankle sprain or niggling …

Achilles Tendon Pain

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Midportion Achilles tendinopathy is a chronic, painful condition sometimes referred to as Achilles Tendinosis, Achilles tendinitis or Achilles heel pain. For the sake of simplicity and for the purpose of this article I will refer to Midportion Achilles tendinopathy as Achilles …

Cortisone Injections, are they the best option?

Posted ago by Ian Murray

Often when experiencing the pain of chronic conditions such as tennis elbow, shoulder or back pain the injection of corticosteroids (often referred to as steroids or cortisone injections) is offered as a quick and easy form of pain relief. Corticosteroids …