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Frozen shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a condition characterised by pain, stiffness and loss of range of movement in the shoulder joint. It is also known as Adhesive Capsulitis. The joint and its ligaments and tendons are enclosed in a capsule which also helps to keep in the oil which the joint is …

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Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)

Tennis elbow is a form of tendonitis causing pain on the outside of the elbow when gripping.  Tendons are largely made of collagen which has a remarkably high tensile strength. They connect muscles or muscle groups to their boney attachment and do not have a great blood supply which is …

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A brave new world

Humanity has certainly seen the dawn of a new age as the year 2020 has been slowly settling in. Like many people who felt 2020 to be a symbolic year of clarity and transformation, I did not expect it to unfold the way that it did. Regardless of one’s personal …

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Nourish’s Wellbeing July round-up

As summer heats up we want to feel our absolute best on both the inside and out. This month we’re looking at ways to support our bodies internally, as well as caring for our skin at a time of year when the elements can take a toll.  COVID-19 HAND CARE …

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Bursitis of the Knee

A synovial bursa is a fluid filled sac a bit like a water cushion and is found over bony prominences or around moving parts to provide protection and reduce friction. Bursae are found around most major joints in the body. There are 11 bursae around the knee and 4 bursae …

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Nourish’s Wellbeing Round-up

Nourish the Guide has always been focused on supporting local wellbeing businesses since its inception in 2016- it is the core of what we do. On this beautiful island we call home, there is an incredible amount to offer if you want to stay happy, healthy, balanced, active and fit, …

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Shoulder dislocations

The shoulder joint is a synovial ball and socket joint and is also known as a universal joint due to its exceptional range of movement however some amount of stability is sacrificed for this mobility, making the shoulder one of the most easily dislocated joints in the body. A partial …

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