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Latest updates on the surgical and non-surgical treatment options for all types of musculoskeletal conditions.

MBST for neck pain

Back and Neck Pain Driving Major UK Health Crisis

Medical leaders are warning of a significant health crisis in Britain, driven by a sharp increase in back and neck problems. Linked to factors like obesity, sedentary lifestyles, and limited access to treatment, more needs to be done to tackle…
Carpal Tunnel Pain Relief with MBST

New Methods Tested for Providing Relief from Carpal Tunnel Pain

For some patients, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) can become a life-altering condition, leading to severe chronic pain. This can make it almost impossible to carry out daily tasks, significantly impacting quality of life. Thankfully, groundbreaking…
ACL injuries

Why are ACL Injuries More Common in Women?

The prevalence of ACL injuries in female athletes compared to men has come under the spotlight in recent years with the alarming ‘epidemic’ affecting women’s football. Now, research has revealed various factors that could contribute…
Treating ski injuries

5 Most Common Ski Injuries: Prevention and Treatment

Skiing, a thrilling winter sport, comes with its share of risks and potential injuries. From knee ligament damage to fractures, understanding these common ski injuries is crucial for both prevention and effective treatment Here we’ll explore…
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Understanding Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a common and often misunderstood condition that affects millions of people each year. Understanding what it is and the symptoms to watch out for can help you deal with its challenges and find the best ways to…
Plantar Fasciitis treatment

Why Heel Pain Might Be Plantar Fasciitis?

Heel pain is a common complaint that can stem from various causes, but one common reason is plantar fasciitis. Particularly common in runners and athletes, there are various reasons this painful condition can occur. Here, we’ll explore…
pain at night treatment

Painsomnia: Why Body Aches Keep Us Up at Night

Have you ever wondered why body aches appear to worsen at night?  Often referred to as ‘Painsomnia’, this phenomenon is especially common in those with arthritis. While it’s not unusual for aches and pains to amplify during the night,…
Novel approach to treating osteoarthritis

UK Researchers Reveal Novel Approach to Treating Osteoarthritis

With over a quarter of a billion people worldwide suffering with Osteoarthritis (OA), the need for effective treatments has never been more critical. The condition is the most common joint disease, causing chronic disability for millions of…
Menopause and Bone Health

World Menopause Day: Protecting Your Bones During Menopause and Beyond

World Menopause Day is marked on 18th October, making this the perfect time to highlight the effects it has on the body. it's not just about the common symptoms many of us know. Beyond the hot flushes, mood swings, and issues sleeping, the menopause…
Arthritis Treatment

The Growing Burden of Osteoarthritis

According to a recent study published in The Lancet Rheumatology, by 2050, nearly 1 billion people could be dealing with osteoarthritis. Today, 15% of people aged 30 and above are already affected by the condition globally. Here, we explore…
Treating shin splints with MBST

Suffering From Shin Splints? Recent Studies Look into Cause and Effects

Shin splints can be a real pain for athletes and fitness enthusiasts alike, often manifesting as a nagging, aching pain in the lower leg. Whether you're a runner, a dancer, or someone who enjoys a brisk walk, you've likely heard of, or experienced…
good bone health

Promoting Good Bone Health During the Menopause and Beyond

The menopause causes all kinds of changes in a woman's body. One of the lesser known, but crucial changes that take place is the effect on bone health. As oestrogen levels drop, the bones start losing their density, increasing the risk of fractures…