Upper Limb Trapped Nerve: What A Pain in the Neck!

A trapped nerve is a common injury that many like yourself will have or currently experience. If you have a trapped nerve (nerve compression) your body may send you warning signals such as pain or numbness.

Damage from a pinched nerve may be minor or severe. It may cause temporary or long-lasting problems. The earlier you get a diagnosis and treatment for nerve compression, the more quickly you’ll find relief. Severe cases require medical care. But if your symptoms are mild and relatively new, you can fix this following a series of stretching and strengthening exercises.

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What I learnt from the Yorkshire 3 Peak Challenge!

Introduction The Yorkshire Three Peaks challenge was indeed a challenge. Not only do you need to climb the 3 largest peaks within the Yorkshire dales, consecutively, on a circular route of over 24 miles, all within 12 hours. Given what it involves, it is probably then I quickly understood the importance of preparing the distance both physically and mentally too. Unfortunately, there were participants that underprepared for this challenge that…

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Lower back pain 101

Introduction Lower back pain is a phenomenon that is reported to affect around one-third of the UK adult population each year. The large prevalence of this injury is largely applied as an umbrella term which may leave many like yourself wondering what the cause, problem, and the right way to reduce and prevent the pain from arising. Nonetheless, lower back pain is a problematic case that entails a wide range…

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Anterior Pelvic Tilt: Is it a problem?

Introduction Do you have excessive curvature in the lower spine? Do you have tightness in your lower back or hips? This is a common sign of an anterior pelvic tilt: exactly what is said on the tin, your pelvis is tilted forward. Whilst a large amount of the population (85% Men, 75% Women) has anterior pelvic tilt. This has been widely researched as a prediction of injury or even, a…

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Piriformis Syndrome: What a pain in the Butt!

Introduction Do you have a pain in the buttocks during when running or exercising that refers down the back of your leg? This is a common sign of an injury to the piriformis muscle deep within the buttocks that can duplicate the sensation of a sciatic nerve-related injury.. This injury can often be left as a back burner during the early stage as a pin-point ache and tightness. If left…

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What is Made to Move?.

Made To Move are sports rehabilitation and injury specialists with the aim to help you move more, pain-free. In many cases, other practitioners tend to focus only on the injury they are presented with. Although this can be a quick and effective method of treating an injury, it fails to acknowledge the underlying cause for the injury and contributing factors that affect injury recovery and performance improvement. At Made to…

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