Christmas shopping and neck/shoulder/back care

Christmas shopping and neck/shoulder/back care

With Christmas just around the corner, how are you going to make sure you look after your neck, shoulders and back during the busy festive season?

Whether you are food shopping, buying gifts or even your everyday handbag; lifting and carrying heavy bags places additional stress on your shoulders, neck and back that can lead to an increased risk of injury.

The shoulder is the most mobile joint in the body. It moves in a variety of directions, and therefore what we gain in mobility we give up in stability. With this in mind it is important that we protect this complex joint as we lift more over the Christmas period.

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What is a physiotherapist?

What is a physiotherapist?

You may have been to or know someone who has been a client of a physiotherapist, but what do they do?

A physiotherapist is a highly trained healthcare professional who assesses and treats their patient’s movement, functional injuries and/or impairments from an evidence-based perspective.

Treatment is often focused on education, manual therapy and rehabilitation involving movement and exercise.

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