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  • Why is Instrument assisted soft tissue manipulation (IASTM) Increasing in popularity?

    Find out with Dr Robert Crowley, Chiropractor and RockTape Instructor.

     

  • A 'stinger' in Rugby: a transient episode or something more sinister?

    07 Sep 2017 Keith Burnett MSc, PGCHE, FHEA, MSTA Lecturer and Practitioner in Sports Therapy

    A 22-year-old male amateur rugby union player misplaced his shoulder in a tackle during the final quarter of a game resulting in his head being laterally forced away from his dominant tackling shoulder causing a stretch of the brachial nerve in the neck, defined as being a 'brachial neuropraxia' or 'stinger' injury.

  • Able To Dance Again

    04 Sep 2017

    In 2013, Emily had a right sided stroke which led to a hemi craniotomy (removal of part of skull to relieve pressure from the injured brain).  It was later found to be caused by a Patent Foramen Ovate heart abnormality.

  • Alex Tait has represented Premiership rugby team Newcastle Falcons for his entire 10-year career. Over the length of his career he has witnessed the development of the professional game, with an ever-increasing focus on making performance gains. To help him get the very best out of his rest and recovery time, he recently bought a Mammoth mattress.

    We caught up with Alex to talk about hard graft, the importance of recovery, playing against New Zealand legend Carlos Spencer, and getting a degree in Chemistry.

  • Multidisciplinary services, provided as part of a coordinated, integrated and person-centred care pathway, will be key to ridding our society of its obesity epidemic, health watchdogs have said in new guidance.

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