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Here at the Iveson Clinic, we embrace the chance to share ongoing news and updates about developments in physiotherapy practice, key case studies, chiropractic treatments and articles of interest to share with our readers. Latest news from the Iveson Clinic, news about new staff and even occasional giveaways!

If you browse recent posts, there are some interesting blogs, such as “Hip Arthroscopy- a hot topic”, which discusses Andy Murray’s recent surgery. An article on dizziness outlines the different causes and tests and possible treatment options such as the Epley Manoeuvre. There are also articles on inflammatory backache, the most common form known as Ankylosing Spondylitis, and a further blog discusses knee arthroscopy or keyhole surgery to the knee. Recent research has found that treatment of degenerative arthritis of the knee combined with meniscal tears does just as well with physiotherapy and exercise as opposed to knee arthroscopy.

A blog on World Acupuncture Day discusses some potential benefits of acupuncture, with evidence regarding treatments for shoulder, tennis elbow, knee, back pain and headaches. A further article titled, “Keep on running”, discusses how trigger point needling is becoming increasingly popular in the sporting world due to the rapid effect it has on pain arising from tense muscles and myofascial tissue.

Latest news also comments on topical issue related to the time of year, such as early spring and everyone getting out in the garden, to winter time and slipping over on the ice!

If you find our latest news blogs of interest, why not like the Iveson Clinic on Facebook, where articles are regularly available, as well as occasional giveaway promotions.

(Physiotherapists and Chiropractors have to undertake a certain number of hours CPD training each year to stay abreast of current developments and evidence based treatments.)

Help for your Headaches

Many of us suffer with headaches from time to time, with some people affected more frequently than others. There are several different types but one of the most common is the tension headache, sometimes called the stress headache. This causes a mild to moderate pain that spreads across the entire head in a sort of band, different from migraines which are usually felt on one side or the other. Lots of people reach for over-the-counter pain relief to help ease the pain but what if there was a more natural way? Some recent research, published in the European Journal of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine in February 2016, suggests that chiropractic treatment might offer relief from tension headaches. The study involved 62 women between the ages of 18 and 65 and concluded that, when compared to the control group, the women who had chiropractic adjustments including spinal manipulation “showed improvements in their physical role, bodily pain, and social functioning” a month after treatment. In other words, receiving chiropractic care helped improve their quality of life in various ways and provided relief from pain. So, if you suffer from tension headaches, chiropractic can be a natural way to get...
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