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Anti-inflammatory Gels and Creams – Do They Work??

Anti-inflammatory Gels and Creams – Do They Work??

If you’re in pain, anti-inflammatory tablets may be beneficial, however rising concerns over side effects are causing people to consider anti-inflammatory gels and creams as an alternative. Are they actually effective and if so, which one is best? This blog follows on from last week’s article comparing heat packs vs deep heat creams. Anti-inflammatory Options…

Bursitis Explained in Under 300 Words

Bursitis Explained in Under 300 Words

Bursa = A thin fluid filled cushion found between two structures such as bone and tendon to reduce friction. Itis = Inflammation There are more than 150 bursae (pleural for bursa) in the human body and yes they are normal… In fact they are essential. Rub your hands back and forth with some force and…

SLAP Lesions of the Shoulder

SLAP Lesions of the Shoulder

What is a SLAP lesion of the shoulder? The shoulder is a ball (upper humerus or arm bone) and socket (glenoid or part of the shoulder blade) joint. The glenoid labrum is cartilage that surrounds the outer lip of the glenoid. It acts by increasing the relative depth of the glenoid to increase shoulder stability…

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