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Sprains strains and muscle tears.

Sprains strains and muscle tears. In a recent post on my facebook page I made reference to the fact that the temperature had dropped and many patients had called to say they were suffering from sprains strains and muscle tears. These seem to have all been weather related. Some had occurred after falls in ice…

Acupuncture and migraines or cluster headaches.

Acupuncture and migraines or cluster headaches. My first acupuncture success with migraines and cluster headaches came by accident. I was treating a lady for another condition that required to stimulate the meridian that is often associated with headaches. The primary condition was quickly cured and in passing she remarked that her migraines had subsided too….

A Fife Physio is not only for Christmas.

A Fife Physio is not only for Christmas. Christmas can be a very funny time in physiotherapy practice. We get people phoning to ask if we do xmas vouchers but most importantly we have patients who decide that they are finally going to do something about the pain hey have been suffering. Im not sure…

Arthritis a combined approach.

Arthritis a combined approach. At Wholehealth we have developed a combined approach to treating arthritis. W e have developed this approach after years of clinical experience and with due observation of both the medical models and the feedback from out patients. The results are that patients tell me they have suffered less frequent episodes and…

Acupuncture and sciatica.

Acupuncture and sciatica. I’m often asked about acupuncture and sciatica. Is it a good choice of therapy and does it have a high rate of success. The answer in both cases is yes.. True sciatica rises from the lumber sacral plexus at l3l4l5 S1 and 2 ans charts its course distally through the hip and…

Sciatica a Fife physiotherapy approach.

Sciatica a Fife physiotherapy approach. Ok so sciatica is a terms that has passed in to daily use. Everyone who has back pain has sciatica. Right? Wrong!!!!!!!!!! Sciatica is a specific condition and must not be confused with other low back conditions as this can lead to confusion and the wrong treatment. The result of…

Physiotherapy and racquet sports. A Fife throw away idea.

Physiotherapy & racquet sports. A Fife throw away idea. All racquet sports are based on the principal of the throwing action of the upper limb. The structure of our shoulder is inherently unstable. This is a deliberate design glitch that allows us far greater range of motion in the shoulder than the hip and is…

Help, I’ve got sore feet.

Help, I,ve got sore feet. This increasingly sorry refrain is no joke. Gone are the days when chiropodists were associated with your grannies bunions. The profession has developed as the needs of society have grown. Once my patient base were essentially over sixty but not anymore. The advent of the fitness phenomenon with increasing numbers…

Joint pain and physiotherapy.

Joint pain and physiotherapy help. Joint pain is often related to a physiotherapy need. Many patients approach me with common aches and pain in their joints. The cause of these can be very varied but they generally divide in to three principal categories. The first is medical conditions such as arthritis. This can be rheumatoid…

Acupuncture for period pain.

Acupuncture for period pain. Acupuncture for period pain is one of the most natural and obvious uses for acupuncture. The entire basis is the balance of forces in the body and there can be no more obvious a balance than the act of menstruation. If acupuncture works by balancing the opposing forces in the body…

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