Could this be causing the pain in your wrist?

“Easing” Wrist Discomfort: Unveiling a Common cause and Solution Have you ever experienced any wrist pain that’s referring to the little finger (pinkie)? Often, the TFCC complex is involved. What is TFCC complex? The triangular fibrocartilage complex (TFCC) is a load-bearing structure located at the end of the Ulnar bone. The TFCC is made of […]

I have a ‘slipped’ disc, do I need treatment?

A lot of people suffer with back pain with many of them having a slipped disc. A disc or intervertebral disc is a fibrocartilaginous cushion that prevents compressive forces between the bones of the spine, acting as a shock-absorber. With a slipped disc or herniated disc the walls of it begin to tear and as […]

Tailbone pain (Coccydynia ) : How can I relieve it?

The coccyx is the terminal segment of the spine. Coccydynia or Coccygodynia is pain in the region of the coccyx. There is no evidence-based study that reports the exact incidence of Coccydynia, however it is often associated with obesity and female gender. Common causes of coccydynia include: childbirth an injury or a fall repeated strain […]

Cosmetic Facial Acupuncture

  Freedom Care Clinics’ expert acupuncture consultant Mar De La Cruz, explains how cosmetic facial acupuncture works. Facial acupuncture is a chemical free and drug free way to improve the appearance of the skin. It has been shown to: • Stimulate new collagen – to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, known as […]

Increase productivity of your team, at zero business cost

Healthy and pain free staff are more productive. 138 million sick days were taken last year, that’s 4.3 per worker (office for national statistic 2016) Average cost of lost days per employee is £522 (CIPD (chartered institute for personnel and development, Absence management report 2016) The total cost of absenteeism to the UK economy is […]

Physiotherapists, osteopaths, chiropractors: what’s the difference?

One of the most frequently asked questions for manual therapy clinicians is “what is the difference between physiotherapy, osteopathy and chiropractic?” This blog post aims to add to the numerous attempts to answer the question, many of which can be found online. So, how am I qualified to answer the question? I am a practicing […]