Endometriosis Awareness Month
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March is endometriosis awareness month  Endometriosis affects 1 in 10 people born with a uterus, but the good news is there is so much available to the brave patients we see who trust us to help them, we thank you. Here are some endometriosis truths Missing work or school due to your period is not normal,…

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International Day of Women and Girls in Science
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Director Sallie Cowan presents this blog on her recent paper published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine “Sport and exercise medicine/physiotherapy publishing has a gender/sex equity problem: we need action now” Ref: Cowan SM, Kemp JL, Ardern CL, et al. Br J Sports Med 2023;:1–6. doi: bjsports-2022-106055 As a collective of  women researchers we…

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How can pilates help you work from home?
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  With more of us working from home, spending large number of hours at our desk is unavoidable. The combination of sustained postures, poor muscle endurance and reduced flexibility is causing musculoskeletal problems. The Pilates exercise method has been shown to enhance postural awareness and improve flexibility which in turn helps to relatively unload our…

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Osgood-Schlatter Disease: Let’s Get Proactive!
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This might surprise you, but 1 in 10 adolescents experience knee pain that stops them taking part in the exercise they love. Most of these young people would struggle to tell you the name of their knee condition (it’s a mouthful), but what they can easily recall is the characteristic painful lump, and significant time…

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Low Back Pain
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Low back pain is a very common condition with up to 80% of the population experiencing back pain at some time during their lives. Although the cause back pain is usually not serious, we know it can be persistent and it can cause considerable distress. Most back pain will improve with simple advice, rest and…

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