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Joint Pain- tips on how to  ease pain, stiffness and reduce inflammation quickly- George Morris Physio in Wigan

  ARTHRITIS is one of the most common conditions in the UK, with more than 10 million people affected. Here are some tips on how to settle symptoms Cold or hot therapy Heat and cold treatments can help relieve arthritis pain and inflammation. Heat therapy treatments can include a hot bath or shower, electric blanket …

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Exercises to avoid with an episode of Lower Back Pain -George Morris Physiotherapy Wigan

Lower back pain can be very debilitating, and may develop after an injury or over a long period of time. It is often caused by having poor posture, arthritis, muscle strain, ligament sprain or even bulging discs. If you are undergoing physiotherapy treatment and have been given a specific lower back home exercise program, then …

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George morris physio Wigan – Exercise and Arthritis

Stretching, strengthening, aerobic exercise and balance techniques are the mainstays for managing arthritis. Stretching Flexibility exercises are an important part of managing arthritis. Stretching will help you loosen up and experience less pain at other times in the day. Not moving our joints fully can cause them to become more stiff and painful over time. …

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George Morris Physio Wigan – Treatment of chronic compartment syndrome

Chronic compartment syndrome usually occurs during or immediately after repetitive exercise, such as running or cycling. It usually passes within minutes of stopping the activity.  Chronic compartment syndrome tends to develop gradually during exercise and improves with rest. The symptoms can include a cramping pain during exercise, most often in the legs, swelling or a visibly bulging muscle. Sometimes …

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Back pain: What does a slipped disc feel like? How we treat one at George Morris Physio Wigan

Back pain can take many forms, and impact many areas, with hundreds of potential causes. Often it can be tough to narrow down what caused the problem. One of those tough to diagnose problems is a slipped disk, symptoms of which can come in several forms. What does a slipped disk feel like? A slipped …

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George Morris Physiotherapist Wigan discusses how to manage Osteoarthritis and what does the research say.

Osteoarthritis is caused by a breakdown in the cartilage that protects the ends of the bones.  It is characterised by stiffness in the joints, which makes it difficult to move around and do certain activities. While symptoms come and go in episodes, some individuals may experience more continuous and severe problems which make it difficult …

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Some common causes of lower back pain seen at George Morris Physio Wigan

  LOWER BACK pain is incredibly common and affects about one-third of UK adults every year. It accounts for 31 million lost working days,  and the cost to the NHS is estimated to be £12.3 Billion per year.  Back pain has a physical and psychological effect, disrupting the ability to execute daily tasks, sleep and …

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New research showing a strong relationship between the gut and rheumatoid arthritis has identified  some groundbreaking treatment of the condition.

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA), is a condition that can cause pain, swelling and stiffness in joints. It is known as an auto-immune condition.  Laboratory tests found a drug, currently in clinical trials for Coeliac disease  and crohn’s disease, that was effective at repairing the gut lining and relieving the symptoms in rheumatoid arthritis. Professor Claudia Mauri of …

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