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George Morris Physiotherapist Wigan explains about upper back pain  (thoracic dysfunction)

With more of us hunching over keyboards at makeshift desks at home, and not having as much day-to-day movement as we usually would, it’s little wonder aches and pains can occur. But, it’s not always the lower back or the neck that’s to blame – could the thoracic spine actually be the root of the …

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The Benefits of Acupuncture at George Morris Physio Wigan

The Benefits of Acupuncture Acupuncture is derived from ancient Chinese medicine but is used clinically by our therapists to help with both acute and chronic pain relief. Conventional acupuncture involves single-use sterilised needles of various widths, lengths, and metals to pierce the skin at particular trigger points on your body. A trigger point is a …

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Arthritis signs & symptoms

Arthritis is a debilitating condition which causes joints to become painful, swollen and stiff.  Osteoarthritis is more common in women and people with a family history of the condition. Despite more commonly being diagnosed in those aged 40 and older, osteoarthritis can be seen at any age, often alongside injury or other joint-related issues. The …

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How to prevent shin splints when running – 4 tips from a physiotherapist

How to prevent shin splints when running – 4 tips from a physiotherapist SHIN SPLINTS are a type of pain caused by exercise. Here’s how to prevent shin splints when running. Shin splints are a common injury among runners and the pain normally takes a few weeks to improve. Prevention is always better than the …

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