Monthly Archives: October 2015

Infertility and Acupuncture

Infertility affects 1 in 6 couples. A further 1 in 4 then go on to use acupuncture through their IVF process. At Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic we regularly see couples, women in particular who are seeking Acupuncture treatment to assist them. Below is a short summary of how Acupuncture may help. Acupuncture regulates female reproductive hormones Female […]

Myofascial Release Therapy – What?

We are continuing with our October series on back pain. Talking you through some options of treatments available at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic to help you and your back pain. What is Myofascial Release Therapy (MFR)? Myofascial (pronounced Myo fashal) is derived from the Latin words ‘myo’ for muscle and ‘fascia’ for band. Fascia, an embryological connective […]

Getting to the point of back pain!

Back care awareness week may have finished, but we are continuing our back pain and treatment series, this week with the latest news on Acupuncture. So let’s get to the point! A staggering 10 million working days last year were lost to back pain, with the over- 50s being the worst hit. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle […]

Bad back?

Do you have a bad back? How much do you look after your back? A staggering 10 million working days last year, with the over- 50s being the worst hit. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle is making things worse, with the average Briton spending almost 4 hours or more a day at the computer/ laptop/ tablet. Did […]