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Is exercise beneficial for Neck & Shoulder pain?

January 14th, 2018

The first reaction when we are in pain is often to take a painkiller.  I know from experience in clinic, when that the painkiller stops working that is when our clients book a massage.  But would exerise help?  To me it is counter-intuitive to exercise when in pain so I was interested in a recent […]

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Strength and Core exercises to prevent neck & shoulder pain.

January 14th, 2018

There is scientific evidence to suggest the exercises below when combined with shoulder flexilbity exercises reduce Neck & Shoulder pain.

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Shoulder flexibility exercises

January 14th, 2018

There is scientific evidence these exercises help reduce Neck & Shoulder pain when combined with strenghtening and core exercises.

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Back Stretches

August 15th, 2013

These stretches can either be done as a complete series or individually.  The aim of stretching is to relax the muscles so it should never be painful. Each stretch should be held for 15 seconds and repeated twice.  Ideally you should stretch daily. Back Clasp elbows in front of your body at shoulder height, making […]

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Arm and Hand Stretches

August 9th, 2013

These stretches can either be done as a complete series or individually and most of them can be done at your desk.  Some will ease tension in specific parts of the body whilst others are generally relaxing.  Please remember stretching should always be relaxing and never painful! To get maximum benefit from these stretches you […]

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Stretches for Head, Neck and Shoulders

August 8th, 2013

These stretches can either be done as a complete series or individually and most of them can be done at your desk.  Some will ease tension in specific parts of the body whilst others are generally relaxing.  Please remember stretching should always be relaxing and never painful! To get maximum benefit from these stretches you […]

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