Many people experience the common problem of stiff and tight hips. Sitting at a desk for long periods of time or doing activities and sports that include running, cycling and jumping can stiffen the front hip flexors and make the outer hips tight. However, having tight hips is not just related to physical tension. Have […]

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Osteoarthritis (OA) has long been regarded as a degenerative disease, a natural consequence of getting old, but more recent research is suggesting another story. Clearly ageing has something to do with the onset of OA but the story, like all of medicine, can be considered in much more holistic and broader terms. When the bigger […]

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Arthritis and rheumatism are perhaps the two most common afflictions affecting the human race. In fact, if animals could talk many of them would probably describe similar symptoms. What are we actually referring to when we say ‘I have arthritis’, or ‘I have rheumatism’? Both are ‘catch-all’ terms referring to a varied group of conditions. […]

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