GELS, RUBS OR PACKS

2022-03-09T12:24:00+02:00

 What to use when your muscles and joints are sore or strainedMuscle and joint pain do not only happen because of physical activities at the gym, or on the sports field. The reality is that the most common causes of injuries to our muscles, tendons, and ligaments can be caused by everyday [...]

GELS, RUBS OR PACKS2022-03-09T12:24:00+02:00

GET BUSY AND KEEP YOUR BONES HEALTHY

2019-10-23T11:13:44+02:00

GET BUSY AND KEEP YOUR BONES HEALTHY Your bones do more for you than you realise. They give you the structure and support you need to breathe, walk, carry a heavy bag or ride a bike. Your bones also protect your organs, anchor your muscles, and store and supply calcium, an essential mineral to [...]

GET BUSY AND KEEP YOUR BONES HEALTHY2019-10-23T11:13:44+02:00

MUSCLE SPASMS. CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

2019-10-23T11:09:05+02:00

MUSCLE SPASMS. CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION If you've ever experienced a muscle spasm you will know it can be extremely painful. In some cases, a muscle may spasm in such a forceful manner that it results in a bruise on the skin! 1 Muscle spasms occur when one or more of your muscles involuntary and forcibly contracts and cannot relax. These are very common and can affect any [...]

MUSCLE SPASMS. CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION2019-10-23T11:09:05+02:00

MUSCLE SPASMS. CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION

2019-07-10T16:40:57+02:00

MUSCLE SPASMS. CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION If you've ever experienced a muscle spasm you will know it can be extremely painful. In some cases, a muscle may spasm in such a forceful manner that it results in a bruise on the skin! 1 Besides the sudden, sharp pain, you might also feel or see a hard lump of muscle tissue beneath your skin. A more serious [...]

MUSCLE SPASMS. CAUSES, TREATMENT AND PREVENTION2019-07-10T16:40:57+02:00

WHAT ARE NSAIDs?

2019-07-10T16:44:36+02:00

WHAT ARE NSAIDs? Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory pain medications, commonly referred to as NSAIDs, are some of the most commonly prescribed pain medications. These medications are available over-the-counter or as a prescription. NSAIDs are effective to relieve pain (analgesic), reduce swelling (anti-inflammatory) and to reduce a fever (anti-pyretic). 1,2 NSAIDs are available as tablets, capsules, suppositories, [...]

WHAT ARE NSAIDs?2019-07-10T16:44:36+02:00

TOPICAL OR ORAL TREATMENT FOR MUSCLE SPASMS?

2019-07-10T16:47:06+02:00

TOPICAL OR ORAL TREATMENT FOR MUSCLE SPASMS?  Overall, topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) are as effective as oral NSAIDs. Topical NSAIDs are also associated with fewer serious digestive side effects when compared with oral NSAIDs. 1b,c 2a,b   Topical NSAIDs are designed to act locally while minimising systemic exposure. 1a Topical NSAIDs (gels, creams, sprays, [...]

TOPICAL OR ORAL TREATMENT FOR MUSCLE SPASMS?2019-07-10T16:47:06+02:00

WHEN YOU ARE “KNOT” FEELING YOUR BEST

2019-07-10T16:49:41+02:00

WHEN YOU ARE “KNOT” FEELING YOUR BEST Myofascial trigger points are the medical term for the knots that you feel in your muscles, for example, your upper back, neck, and shoulders. These trigger knots are muscle fibres that can’t relax.1,2 Knots can happen as the result of:2 Using the same body parts in the [...]

WHEN YOU ARE “KNOT” FEELING YOUR BEST2019-07-10T16:49:41+02:00

STRETCH TO BE THE BEST

2019-07-10T16:51:22+02:00

STRETCH TO BE THE BEST  Stretching is important before and after you exercise. Stretching is an important component of any exercise program1 Stretching can increase flexibility and improve your joint's range of motion, helping you move more freely. Ensuring that you have equal flexibility on both sides of your body might also help to protect [...]

STRETCH TO BE THE BEST2019-07-10T16:51:22+02:00

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ARTHRITIS AND ARTHRALGIA?

2019-07-10T16:53:04+02:00

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ARTHRITIS AND ARTHRALGIA? Arthritis. 1a Interestingly, arthritis is not a single disease. It is an informal way of referring to joint pain or joint disease. There are more than 100 different types of arthritis and related conditions. People of all ages, sexes, and races can and do have arthritis. [...]

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ARTHRITIS AND ARTHRALGIA?2019-07-10T16:53:04+02:00
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