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Chris

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Case Study: Unexplained Foot & Ankle Pain

Sometimes the answer to a movement problem is straight forward and sometimes we have to dig a little deeper into a client's history to find a solution... Read more

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Case Study: Builder Suffering With Back Pain

A client came in with severe back pain on the right side, around the bottom of his ribs. He was a builder and as his day was progressing, he was finding it very difficult to breathe and he kept getting painful spasms on rotational movements... Read more

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Case Study: Calf Cramping

A client presented with painful calf cramps from playing squash. This had been going on for a long time and was not clearing with stretching or manual therapy... Read more

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Case Study: Getting Back On The Horse

There is a wonderful quote from Ida Rolf, which I learned from Perry Nickelston of Stop Chasing Pain. The quote simply says, "Where you think it is, it ain't.".. Read more

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Case Study: Rower With Shoulder Pain

When working with people in pain, I love to think like a detective... Read more

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New Year! New You - Picking The Low Hanging Fruit

I hope you are enjoying a fantastic start to the New Year. January is always an exciting time in the Health & Fitness world with so many people looking to turn over a new leaf and make positive changes to their health... Read more

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Finding The Root

One of the most powerful things about working with Neuromuscular Therapy is the ability to find Priority, or the ability to put Dysfunctions in order of importance... Read more

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Case Study: Bilateral Shoulder Pain In The Golf Swing

A client came in this week with sore shoulders when playing golf. Through our assessment we found that the left shoulder was weak and painful in abduction past 90' and the right shoulder was weak and painful in adduction and Internal Rotation... Read more

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Assessing The Nervous System: PDTR Case Study

When assessing a movement dysfunction, many people will dive into the site of pain to try and bring relief. If an area hurts they will massage it, stretch it or strengthen it to try and bring relief. This is great for short term relief, but to bring lasting change we need to understand how the problem came to be there in the first place... Read more

Take A Nice Deep Breath

One thing that we deal with a lot in clinic is breathing. Breathing is the primary task of the Intrinsic Core which is made up of the Pelvic Floor, the Transverse Abdominus, the Multifidus and the Posterior Fibres of the Internal Oblique... Read more