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Am I just making everything worse?

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There is a real battle when in pain. It grabs your attention and makes you wonder "Is this pain new? Does it mean I have done some tissue damage? Should…

Belinda is Back Moving and feeling great!

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"My chronic pain started as a 17 year old when I was playing competitive netball and I got to the point where I heard constant clicking and limping and I…

 Claire Shares Her Long Term Goal Struggle

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I have a plan to race walk 20kms this year. There is a national race at the end of the year which I not only want to complete but also…

Sinead Completes Her First Triatholon

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Getting up at 6am on a Sunday to go swim in the ocean, ride a bike and then run with jelly legs, alongside hundreds of strangers, probably doesn’t sound appealing…

Blog 10: Mobility

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The definition of mobility is “the ability to move or be moved freely and easily.” Our joints have a range of movement considered to be normal and finding ranges of…

Blog 9: The Role of Massage

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Today I want to explore massage and its role in ongoing lower back pain. There is evidence to suggest that massage can be beneficial in reducing pain in chronic lower…

Blog 8: Gradual exposure and Pacing

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Last blog I talked about returning to activities which currently result in a flare up and how finding a baseline is good starting point, but what’s next? Today is all…

Blog 7: Boom and Bust

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I get excited by being active. I have always loved netball, running around and pretending like I can do gymnastics, basketball, ballet, parkour, rock climbing or anything involving movement. Experiencing…

Blog 6: Just Move

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An all too frequent situation when someone talks about their back pain is to focus on what movements they can’t do. This leads to FEAR AVOIDANCE. Fear avoidance is the…

Blog 5: The Plastic Brain

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The brain has been discovered to be plastic. Not Tupperware plastic but neuroplastic meaning the brain has the ability to change and form new pathways over the course of a…

Monthly Newsletters

1. April 2019

Join us in Active April, Ben’s Oxfam Walk, Claire further enhances her Persistent Pain skills, Claire completes her laps for life

2. March 2019

Tailored Health turned 3 years old, Bare foot bowls and BBQ review, A different kind of MUSCLE visits Tailored Health, Claire qualified for racewalking, Golfing with Ben: You won’t believe this!

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