The Main Causes of Abdominal Bloating and What to do about it

We have all suffered the discomfort of abdominal bloating at some point. This uncomfortable feeling often occurs following a good meal is commonly associated with digestion problems. It can be both painful and embarrassing. Did you know, that there are many other potential causes that you really should be aware of? Most people would describeRead More

What is Flank Pain? The Causes and Symptoms

If describing flank pain, bear in mind that it is a symptom and not an actual condition. Most people experience it at some point as it is very common. So, what is flank pain? It is a pain that starts on one side of the body, usually just below the ribs but above the pelvis.Read More

PRP Therapy for Plantar Fasciitis

Pain can make day-to-day living difficult and even rob you of mobility and independence. Pain can be – Acute – Acute pain starts suddenly, as in an injury, but can be quickly treated and goes away. Chronic – Chronic pain is severe and lasts for more than 3-6 months, or even longer. Many patients withRead More

Common Causes and Symptoms of Lower Back Kidney Pain

The most common cause of lower back kidney pain problems are infections and kidney stones. Both can be extremely painful and if you think that this may be happening to you, seek medical advice as you may need hospital treatment. Kidney problems may be overlooked initially as the pain generated may occur where other lowerRead More

Exercises and Treatment to Help Prevent Lower Back Pain in Athletes

Endurance athletes such as long-distance runners place huge strains on their lower backs. This is because, for much of the time, the body is in a vertical position. Where core muscles are weak, the whole support system can collapse, and injury is likely. Core muscles are important as they support the spine and lower backRead More