Arthritis – fighting inflammation naturally

Arthritis – fighting inflammation naturally

By Dr Karin Elgar PHD, Nutritional Therapist

12th October marks World Arthritis Day. Around 9 million people will see their GP every year for a musculoskeletal complaint, of these more than 2 million will have osteoarthritis, the . . . → Read More: Arthritis – fighting inflammation naturally

Nutrition and Sports Injuries – Preventing or Healing a Sports Injury

Nutrition and Sports Injuries – Preventing or Healing a Sports Injury.

When athletes are injured, they usually turn to the traditional injury therapies – rest, icing, compression, elevation, as well as anti-inflammatory medications. Few athletes realize that in some cases unique nutritional strategies may also help them get well.

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Stretching – Does it work?

Stretching: The Current Evidence

Sports practitioners, trainers, coaches and athletes have for decades routinely utilised stretching in pursuit of various fitness goals for recreational and elite athletes alike. But what are the evidence-based benefits of stretching? Do we advise and practice it out of habit, outdated beliefs or is it current . . . → Read More: Stretching – Does it work?

Anti-Inflammatory Foods For Pain Relief

Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Pain Relief

At The North Wales Spine Clinic we help patients to realise how food choices in our diets affects our general health and well being. Even in muscle or joint pain inflammatory conditions like gout or arthritis, diet plays a pivotal role. This point really came home . . . → Read More: Anti-Inflammatory Foods For Pain Relief

Treatment and Avoidance of Cycling Sports Injuries

The Biomechanics of Bike Set Up and Avoidance of Cycling Injury

In 2003 I was lucky enough to have the opportunity to venture into the Pyrenees mountain range in the south of France to witness the penultimate mountain stage of the . . . → Read More: Treatment and Avoidance of Cycling Sports Injuries

How to Prevent Running Injuries

How to avoid common Running Injuries

Runners aren’t the most injury-prone of athletes, but they’re high on the list. Here’s a review of the literature telling you what to avoid.

Don’t be too upset if you have had a running-related injury during the past 12 months. After all, you’re . . . → Read More: How to Prevent Running Injuries

North Wales Spine Clinic – Why are we different?

The North Wales Spine Clinic – Leaders in Muscular & Skeletal Injury Treatment

At The North Wales Spine Clinic we believe in value for money, quality care, education and fast results for muscular and skeletal pain in the Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey areas. Therefore, we strive . . . → Read More: North Wales Spine Clinic – Why are we different?

Snowdonia Sports Injuries. Chiropractor? Osteopath? Physiotherapists? Or Pre Conditioning & Prevention?

The mountains of Snowdonia provide the backdrop for a huge number of people to undertake recreational sports. Many get involved with rock climbing, walking, running and kayaking, etc, etc……

But what do we do when we get injured and how can we avoid getting sports injuries in Snowdonia?

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Skiing Fitness – Personal Training Conwy, Gwynedd & Anglesey

The North Wales Spine Clinic is warning people to take extra care this ski season, especially if they are unfit or do not regularly hit the slopes. According to The North Wales Spine Clinic, skiers are most likely to injure themselves after 3pm on the third day of a skiing holiday[1]. This is . . . → Read More: Skiing Fitness – Personal Training Conwy, Gwynedd & Anglesey

North Wales – Sports Injury – Hip Pain

Hip Labrum Tear Injury and Treatment in Conwy, Gwynedd and Anglesey Explained

One particular cause of hip pain is the sports injury hip labrum tear. In recent years, advances in the medical knowledge of hip injuries have highlighted the problem of a torn Acetabular Labrum. This owes much to the pioneering . . . → Read More: North Wales – Sports Injury – Hip Pain