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March 2021

8 Key attitudes to help aid Long-Covid recovery.


Long Covid Hypnotherapy Recovery Techniques By Kate Mitchell Dip. CBH - Recovering from a long term illness is not easy and can feel overwhelming. This is made even harder because Covid 19 is such a new disease. There are many different projects underway to help patients suffering from Long Covid and many more are in [...]

8 Key attitudes to help aid Long-Covid recovery.2021-03-30T21:16:16+01:00

January 2021

The Rugby Shoulder


  The Rugby Shoulder By Lennard Funk - www.theshoulderdoc.co.uk Reproduced with permission, original article - https://www.shoulderdoc.co.uk/article/755   Rugby has the highest risk per player/hour of injury of all sports.  The shoulder comprises 20% of all rugby injuries being the second most commonly injured joint after the knee.  35% of all injuries of the shoulder are recurrent [...]

The Rugby Shoulder2021-01-27T14:31:52+00:00

Pain Explained


In this article, we’re going to look at two different scenarios between acute (short term) back pain and persistent (long term) back pain, and how the nervous system can influence the outcome.   Acute Pain What does it mean? Acute pain is short-term pain that last no longer than three months and tends to be [...]

Pain Explained2021-01-27T12:17:46+00:00

Head Injuries in Rugby


Can we be doing more to reduce head injuries in Rugby?   It has recently been highlighted in the media that Steve Thompson, who won the Rugby World Cup with England in 2003, has been diagnosed with early onset dementia. Thompson, 42, said he cannot remember winning the World Cup, would not want his own [...]

Head Injuries in Rugby2021-01-12T20:21:36+00:00

Concussion in Rugby


Concussion in Rugby   Concussion is still the most common injury within Rugby, with around 70% of concussions occurring during the tackle. Following on from our first article about behind repetitive concussion being linked to  early onset dementia, we are now going to look at concussion itself, it’s symptoms, and how to manage concussion on [...]

Concussion in Rugby2021-01-12T20:13:12+00:00
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