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Arthritis: The type of exercise you should avoid due to stress on soft tissue

    OSTEOARTHRITIS is the most common form of arthritis in the UK. One of the treatments recommended to manage the condition is regular exercise. However, some exercises can negatively impact the joints. Arthritis: ‘No evidence’ copper bracelets help says Dr Nighat Around one in five adults over the age of 45 in the UK …

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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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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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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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Arthritis. What are the signs- George Morris Physiotherapy Wigan explains

Arthritis is a debilitating condition  which causes joints to become painful, swollen and stiff.  With osteoarthritis, once the cartilage lining starts to roughen and thins out, the tendons and ligaments have to work harder. This can cause swelling and the formation of bony spurs called osteophytes.” When it comes to hip osteoarthritis, one of the …

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