What makes  joint stiff (Why they hurt and how to treat them)

What makes joint stiff (Why they hurt and how to treat them)

Potential causes of stiff joints and what to do about them Many people experience stiff joints as they age. Others may experience joint stiffness due to medical conditions and lifestyle choices.  As you age, your cartilage –– the spongy material that protects the ends of your bones — begins to dry out and stiffen. Your…

Health Benefits of Regular Muscle Strengthening Activities Highlighted in BJSM Systematic Review

The widespread health benefits of undertaking regular muscle strengthening activities have been highlighted in a paper published online by the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM). Written by a Japan-based team led by Haruki Momma, from the department of medicine and science in sports and exercise at Tohoku University Graduate School of Medicine in Sendai,…

How DAILY EXERCISE benefits your health and wellness

How DAILY EXERCISE benefits your health and wellness

The benefits of regular exercise are countless and more people should be doing it on a regular basis.   Especially people who suffer from chronic illness such as fibromyalgia, type 2 diabetes, and depression to name a few.   Recent studies have shown that people who suffer with conditions such as type 2 diabetes and…

Osteopathy

Osteopathy treatments utilise massage, active and passive joint manipulation, stretching of muscle and tendon fibres and myofascial techniques and joint mobilisations. All these modalities help reduce back pain, neck pain, shoulder pain, and hip pain and headaches to name but a few. Here at Don Kelly pain relief in Limerick and Charleville co. cork I…