Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) is a painful condition involving the nerve that travels through the wrist to supply the hand and fingers (the median nerve). This nerve is compressed where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage on the palm side of the wrist due to a narrowing of the tunnel, enlargement of the tunnel contents or swelling of the wrist.

Special 3 part blog series

In this last part of the blog series, we will explore the treatment options offered by a certified therapists to manage your Lymphoedema. The specific management of your Lymphoedema treatment will vary according to your goals, level of motivation for self-management, and the extent of your condition.  Working alongside your Lymphedema therapist, you will collaborate to establish a personalised management plan which you will be required to integrate into your daily routine to optimise the on-going relief of your symptoms.

Special 3 part blog series

Part 2 – How is Lymphoedema diagnosed? Blog by Alyaa Mokh’ee (Lymphoedema Physiotherapist)   In Part 1 we learnt about our lymphatic system and how it works. In Part 2, we will be exploring how Lymphoedema gets diagnosed. Confirmation of  Diagnosis It may be suspected by family, friends, yourself or your medical practitioner as a […]

What is Scoliosis?

What is scoliosis? Scoliosis is a condition where there is an abnormal sideways curvature of the spine. Although the spine has natural curves, it should look straight when viewed from the back. In scoliosis, the curves are often described as C or S shaped, as the bones in the spine rotate on themselves. Scoliosis is […]

Special 3 part blog series

I have excessive swelling in my legs/arms, I must have lymphoedema!
There are many popular misconceptions that prolonged extensive swelling is always lymphoedema. It is also widely believed that once you develop lymphoedema, that there is nothing you can do to manage the condition.
Luckily, this is simply not true! Read on to find out more!