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Not broken, just rehabilitating

Following on my last post on painkiller addiction, I have coincidently had a couple of clients this week, all conscious of trying to limit, reduce or avoid painkillers.  They varied in age from as young as their mid 20’s, and had the following chronic issues Recovery from Spinal fusion Bone spur of the hip Bulging […]

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Painkiller addiction

Painkiller Addiction, a Growing Epidemic The number of people addicted to painkillers is growing and as part of an awareness campaign, there are many discussions around this in the press currently.     Indeed there are now 26 million people on painkillers in the UK today.  These include usage of painkillers such as oxycodene, codeine, tramadol, methadone […]

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Fibromyalgia

Tips for Managing Fibromyalgia I was sad to see that Kirsty Young was having to step down from her news reading position due to her fibromyalgia.  But the publicity is certainly helping to raise awareness of this condition as indeed did Lady Gaga’s declaration that she has the same condition. It is an immensely challenging […]

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Do you do a lot of paperwork?

The biggest mistake I see, amongst professions, such as lawyers, where there is still a lot of paperwork and reading, is the positioning of their paperwork on the desk! Sounds strange? Nearly everyone I see, who needs to read and edit from paper documents, puts these in front of their keyboard. Why is this a […]

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When you need to invest in a new chair

We can often spend up to 10-12 hours a day sitting in our office chair and yet we often don’t pay any attention to it until we start to experience pain.  Can you spot the problem with the above chair and resulting posture? You may think a chair is just a chair, but as soon […]

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Key Signs That You Need To Do an Ergonomic Workstation Assessment

SPOT THE PROBLEM? There are at least 5 key issues with both of their postures, can you spot what they are?             Subtle signals by your staff will show that an Ergonomic Workstation Assessment is needed,  including comments, complaints and physical actions such as: 1.Demonstrating the need to take frequent […]

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Giving more comfort for wheelchair users

WHEELCHAIR COMFORT I had the pleasure of meeting some inspirational individuals at the Classic and Sports car show, who were making use of the mobility scooters available.   Hearing their stories around their wheelchair use, from neurological disorders to recovery from spinal fusion surgery, it highlighted the extremely varied reasons for needing wheelchairs and mobility scooters, […]

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Classic and Sports Car Show

Classic and Sports Car Show, Bicester Heritage, 23rd and 24th June Come and See Us There We are excited to be part of the fun and exhibiting at the show this year. If you would like to come and see us, we have a special discount code for you: CSCS18EXHIB, giving 15% discount off our […]

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New chair or new desk?

Which is the better investment, a new chair or new sit/stand desk Are you trying to ensure you are more comfortable when working at your desk? Are you wondering whether it is more beneficial to invest in new chair or a sit/stand desk? Having a properly supportive chair is essential to providing comfort whilst you […]

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How to stop the cycle of back pain

Are you continuously experiencing bouts of back pain? Do you have to take time off work to recover each time or manage to struggle on? Are you seeing a physiotherapist or osteopath, getting better, but then the pain returns? Then you may be missing an essential step to your recovery. Back pain is multi-causal and […]

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