Ischio-gluteal bursitis

If we divid the word Bursitis into two Bursa – is a small fluid filled sac that reduces friction at certain points in the body (usually between tendon/muscle and bone). Itis – inflammation so put the two together and you have = inflammation of the bursa Essentially this is an irritated bursa. The ‘Ischiogluteal’ bursa […]

Meralgia Paraesthetica

Meralgia Paraesthetica

This is a condition commonly affecting those over 30 years of age and under 60. It also affects men more frequently than women according to some studies.   The condition is caused by a trapped nerve, the lateral femoral cutaneous nerve. When this happens sensory changes such as pain, burning, tingling and numbness can occur […]

Frozen 🥶 Shoulder

This is a very well known condition which can be debilitating for some sufferers. It is also known as Adhesive Capsulitis in the medical profession. A true frozen shoulder will limit the shoulder joint in almost every direction.  It’s rate of incidence is 2% in the 🇬🇧 population. Commonly affecting those aged between 40 to 60. It […]

Back-in-Action COVID Update

Back-in-Action COVID Update

Lancashire And Preston Lockdown Update We  continue to implement stringent hygiene measures and ask everybody visiting here to rigorously abide by these procedures to help make the clinic safe for all. The lockdown measures in Preston and Lancashire do not  affect the way Healthcare Facilities such as Chiropractors are able to open. If you are in an area of local […]

Piriformis Syndrome

Piriformis Syndrome

Bum and leg pain… could it be your Piriformis Muscle? All piriformis syndrome means is that the muscle compresses the Sciatic nerve which lays beneath it. When this happens symptoms typically include – stinging/ burning/ sins in the bum and travelling down the leg/s. It is uncommon to get this down both legs usually it […]

Sacroiliac Joints

Sacroiliac Joints

These joints are part of the pelvis are the most commonly known pelvic joints to cause pain. They function to dissipate physical forces that travel through the body. Generally speaking, it is anatomically low in its natural range of movement, especially when you compare it to the neighbours — the hip joints! Hence the main role […]

Manual Handling Injuries

Manual Handling Injuries

Manual handling means load transport using bodily force. Manual handling injury is a musculoskeletal disorder. Common causes of Manual handling injuries: – Lifting heavy loads – repeated movement – awkward postures – exacerbation from previous injuries – improper/ poor rehabilitation and de-conditioning Heavy lifting with improper techniques even if we have been trained can often […]