Monthly Archives: December 2011

Wish Your Spine a Very Merry Christmas

All too often the combination of unusual activity, heavy shopping, cleaning, lifting and twisting, perhaps sprinkled with a dose of muscle relaxing alcohol, leaves a lasting memory after Christmas not of pleasant times with the family but of excruciating back pain. Here are Physiobench’s tips to make sure you

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Shoulder Injury in Canoeing. The Feared Shoulder Dislocation

Normally caused by poor technique shoulder dislocation is the most feared of shoulder canoeing injuries. The fact that the shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body means that it has less inherent stability. Positions where the arm is above shoulder level, taken backwards and then force applied are …

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