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A recently-published meta-analysis (i.e. summary of a number of carefully selected past studies) has shown that ginger was significantly better than placebo at alleviating pain and disability in osteoarthritis. As ginger [...]
Our body is extremely good at adjusting to and compensating for all sorts of stresses. But our compensatory ability is of course finite. Let's take the example of a significant ankle [...]
Our feet are wonderful, natural shock absorbers! If you are unsure about this, then try jumping and landing on your heels instead of the front of your feet – you will [...]
Back pain has reached epidemic proportions in developed countries. In Australia, it is estimated that up to 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their lives, and [...]
Storing new memories and learning new skills, whether mental or physical, means creating new connections (synapses) between the many cells (neurons) in our brain. The formation and constant remodelling of such [...]
Pain is a complex and still imperfectly understood phenomenon. The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as ‘an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with actual or potential [...]
Our body is made of a variety of structures and tissues, ranging from delicate organs like the brain or the pancreas to solid tissue like bone. But one thing that all [...]