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Conditions

Stress, Anxiety and Depression

  • Feeling of unease or being under too much:
    • Mental or emotional pressure
  • Can be accompanied by feel persistently down, sad and or unhappy

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

  • Usually causes pain in the wrist, hand, and fingers
  • Can cause numbness and tingling in the hand and fingers
  • Usually can wake you up at night
  • People tend to shake their hand to ease the sensations

Tennis Elbow

  • Causes pain around the outside of the elbow and forearm
  • Occurs due to overuse of muscles/tendons of the forearm
  • Overuse leads to tiny tears in the tendons causing pain/weakness

Golfers Elbow

  • Pain around the inside of the elbow and the forearm
  • Occurs due to overuse/excessive strain on forearm muscles/tendons
  • Overuse leads to tiny tears in the tendons causing pain/weakness

Scoliosis

  • Mainly 3 types of scoliosis
  • Is an abnormal curvature of the spine
  • Can be painful or painless
  • Also can have physical deformities i.e. short leg, rib humping, uneven shoulders or pelvis etc.

Pregnancy Aches & Pains

  • Can be due hormonal changes – ligaments soften to allow changes in the pelvis
  • Can also occur as the baby grows or its position
  • Slight discomfort during pregnancy is normal
  • Common aches and pains include: Headaches, abdominal pain, back pain, joint pain and leg pain.

Post Natal Depression

  • Can occur after a pregnant women gives birth
  • Develops between 4 weeks and 6 months after the birth
  • Postnatal depression affects 1 in 10 women in the UK
  • Can suffer with a lack of:
    • Lack of motivation
    • Too much emotional/metal strain
    • A feeling of - do not want to look after the baby

Post Traumatic Stress Disorder

  • PTSD is an anxiety disorder caused a stressful event
  • Can occur weeks, months or even years after the event
  • People can relive the event through nightmares and flashbacks

Insomnia

  • Difficulty staying asleep for long enough to feel refreshed upon waking
  • A third of the UK have episodes of insomnia
  • Symptoms can be:
    • Difficulty falling asleep
    • Excessive waking up at night
    • Reduced function the next day

Addiction

  • A strong, uncontrollable need to carry out a particular activity
  • It is possible to have a genuine addiction to anything
  • Some people are more susceptible than others

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