The Power Of Yoga

It teaches us how to breathe, to be still and to remember that everything we think we need is already within. A regular practice can help guide you and provide clarity. Benefits such as toned, stronger arms, more flexibility and less tense shoulders, but all of that is just an introduction into the life changing effects yoga can bring us.

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James Watts
Boost Happiness and Beat Stress

While stress can be useful at times, it is important to manage it well, particularly in the face of pain disorders. An inability to manage stress may be contributing to the level of pain being experienced, so at Medwest Health Care we will often ask questions regarding the level of stress our patients are experiencing and whether they feel that their pain is made worse when their stress levels are high.

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Understanding Runners Knee

Runner’s Knee is more formally known as Chondromalacia Patellae or Patellofemoral Syndrome. This is essentially is the break down of cartilage, either over the surface of the patella or the femur. Similar to arthritis, wear and tear causes the cartilage to break down, however the main difference with Chondromalacia is that it is not an ageing process, but rather a change in the integrity (or ‘structure’) of the cartilage from the pressure of load.

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James Watts