Leg, Knee and Foot Pain

Common conditions that can cause pain in the leg, knee and foot. Shin splints This is the common term for medial tibial stress syndrome. Pain is experienced along the shin. Shin splints can develop if a training routine is suddenly changed, running on hard surfaces or wearing inappropriate footwear. Running all uphill or downhill can also trigger the symptoms. Left untreated it is possible to develop periostitis and stress fractures. Clinical massage and myofascial release are used to treat the muscles of the whole leg. It is recommend that you rest initially to alleviate symptoms and apply ice to the area
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Neck and Shoulder Pain

Neck and shoulder pain are very common and are often linked to poor posture due to the amount of time we spend sitting down. Chronic pain and muscle tension in the Neck and shoulders can arise because more and more people spend hours sat at a desk in front of a computer. In addition more time is spent driving and many hours are spent unwinding in front of the TV or on the computer in the evenings. This sedentary lifestyle is putting a strain on our bodies and attributing to the symptoms such as a dull persistent ache. It is unlikely
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Back Pain

Lower back pain can indicate a weakness in the lower back commonly due to repeated poor posture or poor technique during sports. It is a very common condition due to the sedentary lifestyle we lead. Every day the spine is under strain from sitting, postural strain and incidental injury. All of these cause disc compression and can lead to stiff vertebra. This is turn can cause muscle tightness. Needless to say it is very prevalent in people who sit down for long periods e.g. office workers. If untreated lower back pain can lead to more complicated conditions such as a
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